Does workers' compensation cover the full cost of a funeral for a work-related death?
Every workers’ compensation system provides certain payments in the event of a work-related death of a worker. The expectation that workers’ compensation insurance will cover the full cost of a funeral and burial of an injured worker, however, is not the reality in all jurisdictions.
Most commonly, the amount to cover funeral and burial expenses is a separate benefit from payments or compensation that might be available to survivors and ...
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