WVC 16 - 5 V- 27
§16-5V-27. Double death benefits prohibited.
A surviving spouse is not entitled to receive simultaneous
death benefits under this article as a result of the death of two
or more members to whom the spouse was married. Any spouse who
becomes eligible for a subsequent death benefit under this article
while receiving a death benefit under this article shall receive
the higher benefit, but not both.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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