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How Long Does It Take To Get An Accidental Death Claim Paid

How Long Does It Take To Get An Accidental Death Claim Paid

  The average cost of a funeral with a viewing and burial is $7,848. If your death is an accident, an accidental death insurance payout can help cover these expenses. This type of life insurance policy can help alleviate some of the stress experienced by your...

5 Things to Know About Hiring a Life Insurance Lawyer

5 Things to Know About Hiring a Life Insurance Lawyer

  Claiming on life insurance can be a hard and emotional process with some people facing unexpected hurdles to access payouts. With the possibility of denials, delays, and confusing paperwork alongside the need to process a recent death, it can be a difficult...

Discrimination and Insurance Denials: How to Take Action

Discrimination and Insurance Denials: How to Take Action

  Race-based life insurance premiums may have been illegal since 1964, but that does not mean the ripples of such policies are not still seen today.  Even these days, many decisions by life insurance companies can harm people of color or those of specific...

Common Reasons Life Insurance Claims are Denied

Common Reasons Life Insurance Claims are Denied

  Life insurance claims can be denied for various reasons. While policies may vary, here are some common reasons why life insurance claims might be denied: Policy lapse: If the policyholder failed to pay premiums and the policy lapsed before the insured person’s...

Why would a life insurance policy be denied?

Why would a life insurance policy be denied?

  There are several reasons why a life insurance policy may be denied. Here are some common factors that could lead to a policy denial: Health Conditions: If the applicant has a pre-existing health condition or a high-risk medical history, the insurance company...

Accidental Fentanyl Overdose or Murder?

Accidental Fentanyl Overdose or Murder?

Intentional Fentanyl Poisoning Is America’s Newest Murder Weapon When it comes to destroying lives and families, fentanyl ranks at the top. Fentanyl is 50 times stronger than heroin. A tiny amount slipped into a cup of coffee will kill an unsuspecting victim within...

Denied Death Benefit Claims & Denied Life Insurance Claims

Denied Death Benefit Claims & Denied Life Insurance Claims

  There are signs that we are finally starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel. In a few more weeks, the worst will hopefully be behind us, but the economic damage will have been done. Many beneficiaries are fighting with life insurance companies over...

Life Insurance Denied Because of Misrepresentation

Life Insurance Denied Because of Misrepresentation

How To Win A Denied Life Insurance Claim It is estimated that at least two thirds of all life insurance is never paid to the policy beneficiary. So chances are pretty good that if you are reading this, you are among the approximately 70% of life insurance...

How To Win A Denied Accidental Death Life Insurance Claim

How To Win A Denied Accidental Death Life Insurance Claim

  At the DiGeorge Life Insurance Law Firm, we see all kinds of interesting cases from every state in the country. The first step to winning a denied accidental death (AD&D) life insurance claim is to hire the right law firm so do your research. Bigger does...

Life Insurance Companies Deny Most Homicide Claims

Life Insurance Companies Deny Most Homicide Claims

  In Accidental Death and Dismemberment Life Insurance Policies, Homicide is considered an Accidental Cause of Death. Nevertheless, life insurance companies routinely deny AD&D Claims when the Cause of Death is listed as a Homicide. This is especially true if...

How To Hire A Life Insurance Attorney

How To Hire A Life Insurance Attorney

  If you are reading this blog post, you are most likely searching for an experienced life insurance lawyer to handle either a long delayed or outright denied insurance claim. Perhaps you have received a life insurance death claim benefit denial or you are...

Life Insurers Ponder How to Underwrite COVID-19 Survivors

Life Insurers Ponder How to Underwrite COVID-19 Survivors

(As seen on Best's Review - AM Best's Monthly Insurance Magazine) Options range from the most severe—refusing to extend coverage—to treating the virus like cancer, respiratory illnesses and other conditions that must be disclosed when applying for life insurance. Key...

Theories of Recovery and Denied Life Insurance Claims

Theories of Recovery and Denied Life Insurance Claims

How To Win A Denied Life Insurance Claim DiGeorge Life Insurance Law has successfully handled cases where our client had initially used another law firm to fight a denied life insurance claim only for their firm to also be denied. If their attorney is not able to get...