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102.46 Death benefit.

Where death proximately results from the injury and the deceased leaves a person wholly dependent upon him or her for support, the death benefit shall equal 4 times his or her average annual earnings, but when added to the disability indemnity paid and due at the time of death, shall not exceed two−thirds of weekly wage for the number of weeks set out in s. 102.44 (3).

History: 1979 c. 278; 1981 c. 92.

Death benefits under the worker's compensation law. Fortune. WBB Apr. 1987.

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