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What benefits are payable to survivors of a worker whose death is caused by a work-related accident?

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What benefits are payable to survivors of a worker whose death is caused by a work-related accident?

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A. The maximum death benefit provided by the Kansas Workers’ Compensation Act $250,000. This is paid out with an initial lump sum of $40,000.00 payable to the surviving legal spouse or wholly dependent child or children or divided among the spouse and children. The remaining benefits are paid by the week at the TTD rate until the maximum benefit amount is paid. In order for a child to split the benefits, they must be under the age of 18 years old.

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In Colorado, benefits are payable to the surviving dependents of a worker who is killed as a result of a work accident. Generally a spouse and minor children are entitled to benefits. Other dependents may be covered, depending on the circumstances. The employer or insurance company is also required to pay certain funeral and burial expenses.

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Death benefits are payable to the widow(er) and/or the worker’s dependent children under eighteen (18) years of age. Under certain circumstances, money could be paid to other dependent relatives of the deceased worker if there is no surviving widow(er) or dependent children. Contact us so we can make sure you are receiving the correct amount of benefits.

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A. The maximum death benefit provided by the Act is twenty (20) years of the deceased worker’s T.T.D. rate or $250,000 whichever is greater. Death benefits are payable to the widow(er) and or the worker’s dependent children under eighteen (18) years of age. Under certain circumstances, monies could be paid to other dependent relatives of the deceased worker if there is no surviving widow(er) or dependent children.

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A. The maximum death benefit provided by the Act is twenty (20) years of the deceased worker’s T.T.D. rate or $250,000 whichever is greater . Death benefits are payable to the widow(er) and or the worker’s dependent children under eighteen (18) years of age. Under certain circumstances, monies could be paid to other dependent relatives of the deceased worker if there is no surviving widow(er) or dependent children.

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