Claim death benefits from former employers of a deceased person on behalf of the estate or survivors with this simple form. Use the enclosed instructions to find the information you need to collect benefits such as:
If you're an executor, you may be charged with the task of finding out whether the estate or survivors are entitled to death benefits from the deceased person's former employers. Use this form and the enclosed instructions to find the information you need to collect benefits such as:
unpaid compensation (salary, bonuses, vacation pay, sick pay, or reimbursements)
group life insurance benefits
retirement plan or pension benefits
stock-ownership plan benefits
health insurance benefits for survivors
With thorough instructions written in plain English, Nolo's Letter to Claim Death Benefits will help you get the benefits the estate is entitled to.