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Death Benefits Rate Calculation (D03)

Subject to 408.061, death benefits are paid to a claimant in an amount equal to 75% of the DW's average weekly wage. Section 408.181(b); APD 992348. This amount is calculated by multiplying the DW's average weekly wage by .75. Section 132.1; APD 992348. The weekly death benefit amount is subject to a maximum amount. See Section 408.061 and Section 132.1.

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