Written by attorney Edward John Rutyna

Death Benefits for Dependents and Family Members- Don't Ignore This Significant Benefit

Oftentimes, surviving spouses, family members, and dependents are unaware that the California workers' compensation system offers significant death benefits if the decedent's death was caused, aggravated or accelerated by work-place events. A jobsite death is not required for a valid claim.

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California Division of Workers' Compensation website

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