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Tag Archives: life insurance

Life insurers pay $262 million after N.Y. probe

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says life insurance companies have paid more than $262 million to more than 32,000 consumers nationwide after an investigation of unpaid benefits. The state Department of Financial Services probe found many insurance companies regularly ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: Life insurance isn’t for you, it’s for survivors (access required)

The questions around life insurance — Do I need it? How much? What kind (term, universal, whole life, variable, fixed)? — keep many people awake at night. And once purchased, how do you know you made the right decision? You ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: Umbrella insurance: Important, inexpensive (access required)

The turbulence of the financial markets and state of the economy in recent years have caused smart investors to become more focused on transparency in their investment selections, on understanding the risk in their portfolios, and on ensuring that their ...

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Opinions – Court of Special Appeals: 5/23/11 (access required)

Contracts Life insurance BOTTOM LINE: Under the mailbox rule, a lapsed life insurance policy was reinstated where the insured directed his bank to electronically pay the premiums three days prior to his death, even though at the time of the ...

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Law digest: 5/23/11 (access required)

MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS Professional Responsibility, Disbarment: Disbarment was the appropriate sanction for an attorney who assisted the children of an incompetent person in the execution and recording of forged and fraudulent documents. Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland v. Coppola, ...

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