Estate of Watts v. Blue Hen Insulation, 430, 2005
Relevant statutes, read in light of the purpose of worker's compensation laws, authorize the award of permanent injury benefits to a claimant's estate, and a spouse is entitled to 400 weeks of death benefits, even if the spouse does not survive that long.
- Decided 07/06/2006
- Published 07/10/2006
- BERGER, Justice., Before STEELE, Chief Justice, HOLLAND, BERGER, JACOBS and RIDGELY, Justices, constituting the Court en Banc.
- Supreme Court of Delaware
- For Appellant:
- Thomas C. Crumplar, Esquire (argued) and Elizabeth Barnes Lewis, Esquire, of Jacobs & Crumplar, P.A., Wilmington, Delaware, for Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Scott A. Simpson, Esquire, of Elzufon, Austin, Reardon, Tarlov & Mondell, P.A., Wilmington, Delaware, for Appellee.