California Labor Codes 4701 1193

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§ Fatal injury, burial expenses, death benefits



�If an injury causes death, either with or without disability, the employer shall be liable, in addition to any other benefits provided by this division, for all of the following:

(a)�Reasonable expenses of the employee's burial, in accordance with the following: (1)�Up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) for injuries occurring prior to January 1, 1991. (2)�Up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) for injuries occurring on or after January 1, 1991, and prior to January 1, 2013. (3)�Up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for injuries occurring on or after January 1, 2013. (b)�A death benefit, to be allowed to the dependents when the employee leaves any person dependent upon him or her for support.