Lamar County Survivor Benefits

Survivor BenefitsUpdated February 2013

ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT

Lamar County Fire Services

Contact:
Lamar County Fire Services
PO Box 1240
c/o – County Courthouse
Purvis, MS 39475
Phone: (601) 270-7525

The county provides an accidental death & dismemberment policy in the amount of $40,000 for line of duty death, payable to the surviving spouse or designated beneficiary. An additional $10,000 is provided to qualified dependents.

For more information, contact George Stevens, Fire Coordinator at the number above.


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Lamar County Fire Services

Contact:
Lamar County Fire Services
PO Box 1240
c/o – County Courthouse
Purvis, MS 39475
Phone: (601) 270-7525

The workers’ compensation provides up to $600 per week for coverage of medical expenses resulting from a line of duty death or injury in addition to state workers’ compensation provisions covering wages.

For more information, contact George Stevens, Fire Coordinator at the number above.
 


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.