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Because of the stress in caring for her four (4) growing children, Tammy suffered a miscarriage late in her pregnancy and had to undergo an operation. In the course of the operation, her obstetrician further discovered a suspicious-looking mass that required the subsequent removal of her uterus (hysterectomy). After surgery, her physician advised Tammy to be on full bed rest for six (6) weeks. Meanwhile, the biopsy of the sample tissue taken from the mass in Tammy’s uterus showed a beginning malignancy that required an immediate series of chemotherapy once a week for four (4) weeks.
(A) What benefits can Tammy claim under existing social legislation? (4%)
(B) What can Roger – Tammy’s 2nd husband and the father of her two (2) younger children – claim as benefits under the circumstances? (4%)