If you are the surviving spouse of someone who has died because of an industrial injury, or industrial disease, you may be eligible for compensation known as a death benefit. Burial expenses may also be covered. (NRS 616C.505)
Filing a Claim:
A surviving spouse may apply for death benefits by contacting the workers' compensation insurance company. The application must include:
- Proof of death.
- Proof of relationship to the deceased.
- Certificates from the attending physician if there were any.
- A C-4 form (NAC 616C.076).
The C-4 form can be retrieved by clicking here...> C-4 Form