Putnam County Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits
Updated July 2012

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Contact:
Putnam County Board of County Commissioners
Putnam County Human Resources
2509 Crill Ave.
Palatka, FL, 32177
Phone: (386) 329-0221
Toll Free: (800) 826-1437 Fax: (386) 329-1257
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: putnam-fl.com

Covers firefighters who are employed by Putnam County or who are volunteers with Bardin VFD, Bostwick VFD, Crescent City Fire Department, East Palatka Fire Department, Florahome-Grandin VFD, Francis VFD, George’s Lake VFD, Georgetown-Fruitland VFD, Hollister VFD, Interlachen-Lake Estates VFD, Interlachen VFD, Melrose VFD, Pomona Park-Lake Como Fire Department, Riverside VFD, Satsuma VFD, Southwest VFD, Welaka VFD, or West Putnam VFD.

Accidental Death Benefit
Policy benefit in the amount $50,000 provided by county at no cost to employee or volunteer. Paid if policyholder dies as a result of (a) any injury; or (b) any disease, sickness, or infection that: (i) manifests itself during a specific covered activity with the result that the policyholder interrupts his or her participation in order to receive medical treatment; or (ii) that directly results from participation in a covered activity and also results in the policyholder receiving medical treatment within 48 hours of participating in such covered activity. The requirement that medical treatment be received within 48 hours is waived for infectious diseases.

Seat Belt Benefit
Benefit of up to $12,500 is paid if an Accidental Death Benefit is payable and the accident which caused the policyholder’s accidental death occurred while the policyholder was wearing a properly fastened automotive seat belt.

Dependent Child Benefit
Benefit of $10,000 will be paid for each Dependent Child if an Accidental Death Benefit is payable under the policy.

Spousal Support Benefit
Benefit of $5,000 will be paid to the policyholder’s surviving spouse if an Accidental Death Benefit is payable under the policy.


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Contact:
Putnam County Board of County Commissioners
Putnam County Human Resources
2509 Crill Ave.
Palatka, FL, 32177
Phone: (386) 329-0221
Toll Free: (800) 826-1437 Fax: (386) 329-1257
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: putnam-fl.com

Workers’ Compensation benefits may apply. Contact Human Resources for more information.


FUNERAL BENEFIT

Contact:
Putnam County Board of County Commissioners
Putnam County Human Resources
2509 Crill Ave.
Palatka, FL, 32177
Phone: (386) 329-0221
Toll Free: (800) 826-1437 Fax: (386) 329-1257
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: putnam-fl.com

Memorial Benefit
Benefit of $2,000, to be used to cover funeral expenses, will be paid if an Accidental Death Benefit is payable under the policy.

 


Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.