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Who can claim from the estate of a deceased miner who was unmarried but had a minor child?

If he did not leave a will, his child will inherit his estate when they turn 18. In the meantime, it will be kept in the Guardians Fund.

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Can I appeal the Tshiamiso Trust's Medical Certification Panel's findings?

The panel's decision can be taken on review within 30 days, although the process is unclear.

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How can I get more information about my deceased mineworker brother?

You can contact the mine owners and ask them for help.

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Is it possible that someone stole my benefits from the Mineworkers Provident Fund?

It seems unlikely, but here's what you can do.

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Can a miner's widow claim compensation for her husband's death from TB?

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How do miners with TB or silicosis get compensation?

There are four steps to follow to submit a claim.

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