EMPLOYERS’ LIABILITY ACT
44-1405. Death of adult employee — Who may maintain action. In case the employee be not a minor and the injuries result in his death, then an action may be maintained by the widow of the deceased, or if he leaves no widow, his next of kin who at the time of his death were dependent upon his wages for support, or by his personal representatives for the benefit of his heirs or next of kin for damages against the employer under the circumstances mentioned in this chapter.
[(44-1405) 1909, p. 34, sec. 3; I.C.A., sec. 43-2005.]