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62-4-14Injury resulting in death--No surviving spouse or children--Payment to dependent parent, grandparent, or minor sibling.

The amount of compensation which shall be paid for an injury to the employee resulting in death, if no amount is payable under § 62-4-12, and the employee leaves any parent, grandparent, or minor sibling, who were dependent upon the employee for support at the time of the employee's injury, shall be such a percentage of the sum provided in § 62-4-12 as the average annual contributions which the deceased made to the support of the parent, grandparent, or minor sibling during two years preceding the injury bear to the employee's earnings during the two years.

Source: SL 1917, ch 376, § 23; RC 1919, § 9458 (2); SDC 1939, § 64.0402 (1); SDC 1939, § 64.0402 (2) as enacted by SL 1945, ch 352; SL 1947, ch 424, § 1; SL 1959, ch 456, § 2; SL 2008, ch 278, § 18.


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