JUDE GILBERTMay 7, 2020
FIKILE KHUMALOMay 7, 2020
In 18 May 2018, Mrs. Greenhead was walking to work when she was hit by a car from behind, unexpectedly. She sustained internal injuries that developed into complicated medical conditions.
Upon giving her statement to the police, Mrs. Greenhead was advised to visit the Fund’s offices and lodge a claim, of which she did. Her claim was well received and liability was accepted by the Fund, to allow for medical referrals. Part of those referrals included a full schedule at Ekuphileni Clinic’s Physiotherapy unit, where she has concluded her sessions.
I’m still recovering, but I feel much better. I am just grateful to be back at work and being able to support my family. Although I still have to undergo surgery, I trust that all will go well.
One of the lessons I learnt from this accident is that it is important to following through every step lawfully from the very second of the accident and not to try negotiating with culprit. Accidents must be reported to the police and I wish people would not be tempted to agree to a cover up. As a result, I was able to get a police report which enabled me to visit the Fund to lodge a claim,” Mrs. Greenhead advised