The burial benefit under the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act will increase to $11,600.00 effective July 1, 2024. This benefit applies upon the death of an employee, resulting through personal injuries as defined in NEB. REV. STAT. § 48-151.

The burial benefit is calculated and adjusted annually by the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Court, as described in NEB. REV. STAT. § 48-122(3). For more information about workers’ compensation in Nebraska, please feel free to email or call our office direcly. We are ready to discuss your situation.