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Death Claims

Will the insurer cover the cost of the funeral if an injured worker dies as a result of their injury or disease?

The insurer will pay funeral expenses in the event that a worker dies as a result of a workplace injury or disease. Limits apply to the amount the insurer will pay.

If a worker dies as a result of a workplace injury or disease can the family make a claim?

In circumstances where a worker dies as a result of a workplace injury or disease a claim can be made for

  • funeral expenses
  • weekly compensation for each dependent child that was wholly or partially dependent for support from the deceased at the time of death
  • lump sum payment