2004 DOI. 2006 Stipulation/Award. 2013 Death. Most likely no accrued benefits. Definitely no Death Benefits. Possible Fraud if they cash his Award checks post-mortem.
So, maybe there were benefits paid in 2006, and/or 2006-2013, and thus Decedent died possessed, not awaiting, the settlement? Or, did Decedent die in 2006 and died in 2013 still awaiting all settlement benefits?