Survivor Benefits

Workers compensation benefits provide injured or ill workers with benefits. These benefits include medical expenses, disability payments (temporary and permanent), vocational rehabilitation, and death and burial expenses. If the death was job-related, dependants may be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Funeral Expenses
  • Remarriage or Death
  • Orphaned Children
  • Surviving Legal Dependants
  • Widow or Widower with no Eligible Child
  • Widow or Widower with Eligible Child
  • Eligible Children with No Widow or Widower

Non-death Survivors may include victims of:

  • Burn
  • Loss of Anatomical Member
  • Disfigurement
  • Mental Instability
  • Permanent Organ Damage
  • Permanent Disability
  • Body Chemistry Damage

Burn injury survivors and other victims of a major disfigurement or disability have rights to legal compensation, which may include:

  • Pain and Suffering
  • Payment of Medical Bills
  • Income Compensation
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

And in some cases:

  • Loss of Consortium (this is a unique claim and must be filed separate from the injury victim’s claim)

If you or a family member have been effected by a work related death or serious injury, you should consult with one of our attorneys to determine whether a compensation claim should be pursued.









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