Families of workers who are killed on the job or die due to an employment-related illness will never be the same. Though it might seem like an afterthought, there are financial consequences that bereaved loved ones must consider. At Michael D. Lindsey, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, I counsel and represent surviving family members in matters relating to death benefits available under workers’ compensation law. Benefits include a lump-sum payment that currently exceeds $80,000 and weekly wage replacement that can go to surviving spouses, minor children and college students up to the age of 21 and other dependent relatives. After explaining how the benefits would be calculated in your case, I’ll help you collect what your family deserves.
If an employer or insurance company challenges whether a death was actually work-related, that could delay or deny payments to bereaved loved ones. My firm files the necessary materials with the Department of Workers’ Claims and makes sure that the relevant information is presented effectively in all types of death benefit proceedings, including those arising from:
From your free initial consultation through the resolution of your case, I’ll provide comprehensive legal counsel, including advice on insurance claims and potential wrongful death litigation.
At Michael D. Lindsey, in Bowling Green, I provide comprehensive representation for Kentucky clients pursuing benefits after a loved one’s job-related death. To make an appointment for a free consultation, please call 270-282-4710 or contact me online.