TITLE 28
Labor and Labor Relations

CHAPTER 28-33
Workers' Compensation – Benefits

SECTION 28-33-24


§ 28-33-24 Cessation of payments on death of employee.

All payments of compensation under chapters 29 – 38 of this title shall cease upon the death of the employee from a cause other than or not induced by the injury for which he or she is receiving compensation; provided, that where specific compensation is payable under the provisions of § 28-33-19, those payments shall be vested and are not to be divested by any subsequent happening or contingency.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 831, art. 2, § 15; G.L. 1923, ch. 92, art. 2, § 15; G.L. 1938, ch. 300, art. 2, § 15; P.L. 1949, ch. 2231, § 1; P.L. 1954, ch. 3297, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-33-24.)