‘He died at work but the company won’t pay’ – Nthabi answers your legal questions

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Aus Nthabi advises a reader whose sister has been left in dire straits after her husband got injured at work.
Aus Nthabi advises a reader whose sister has been left in dire straits after her husband got injured at work.
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Dear Aus Nthabi,

My sister is struggling because her husband died at work and the company did not pay his family anything. 

Surely, there is some money that my sister is supposed to receive from her husband’s employer, as she has no other income and was dependent on her husband? 

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