TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-33
Workers' Compensation – Benefits

SECTION 28-33-16


§ 28-33-16 Burial expenses.

If the employee dies as a result of the injury, the employer shall pay in addition to any compensation provided for in this chapter, the sum of twenty thousand dollars ($20,000). This sum shall be paid under the provisions of § 28-33-23.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 2, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 2, § 9; P.L. 1936, ch. 2290, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 9; P.L. 1941, ch. 1059, § 1; P.L. 1952, ch. 2952, § 1; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-33-16; P.L. 1959, ch. 162, § 1; P.L. 1961, ch. 61, § 12; P.L. 1969, ch. 125, § 1; P.L. 1973, ch. 32, § 2; P.L. 1982, ch. 32, art. 1, § 6; P.L. 1986, ch. 224, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 119, § 3; P.L. 2002, ch. 280, § 3; P.L. 2013, ch. 445, § 2; P.L. 2013, ch. 475, § 2.)