Wyoming Statutes Title 1. Code of Civil Procedure § 1-40-111. Emergency awards;  limitation

(a) The division may grant an emergency award prior to the holding of a hearing, if upon application of a person eligible for compensation, the division determines undue hardship will result to the applicant if immediate payment is not made.

(b) The amount of the emergency award shall be dependent on the applicant's immediate and verifiable needs as a result of loss of income or support, for emergency medical treatment, or for funeral and burial expenses.  The amount of an emergency award to an applicant shall not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).

(c) Any emergency award granted under this section shall be deducted from the final compensation award made to the applicant.  The excess of the amount of any emergency award over the amount of the final award, or the full amount of the emergency award if no final award is made shall be repaid to the division by the applicant.

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