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LIAM Quote of the Month

LIAM, of course, referring to Life Insurance Awareness Month (which is still with us for the next few days.I just got off the phone with a long-time client who was calling about her husband's soon-to-expire 20 year term life policy. She started the conversation with his beautiful, stealable remark:"I'm calling with good news about his life insurance policy. It's been 20 years, and we haven't used it."Doesn't get much better than that.Thanks, Rene!Original content copyright © InsureBlog.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Mississippi Commission on Judicial Performance seeks suspension of Judge DeLaughter

Heres a copy of the Commissions petition to the Mississippi Supreme Court. This comes from ethics complaints filed against DeLaughter by attorneys for William Roberts Wilson in the fee dispute case against Dickie Scruggs.  Joey Langston, who represented Scruggs in the later stages of that investigation, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to influence DeLaughter with the offer of a federal judgeship.  Ill update later. .. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Los Angeles Daily Journal’s List of Top Plaintiff’s Side Verdicts & Settlements

Los Angeles Daily Journal’s List of Top Plaintiff’s Side Verdicts & Settlements Included McKennon Law Group In the September 21, 2018 issue of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the Daily Journal published a list of its top “Verdicts & Settlements,” … The post Los Angeles Daily Journal’s List of Top Plaintiff’s Side Verdicts & Settlements appeared first on McKennon Law Group PC... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Not my monkeys…

So, interesting Twitter discussion over the weekend:I agreed up to a point, but asked for a clarification of what "vital services" meant.To which I received this reply:Sigh.Here's what's so frustrating to me: pro-choice folks want me to pay for their abortions, pro-lifers want me to pay for their maternity care*, neither of which have anything to do with medical insurance. Long-time readers may recall the IVF Kerfluffle of 'Aught Five:"Susan opined that In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) should be a covered medical expense, and others soon joined the chorus.I demurred, thus setting off the swarm.Because I am an insurance critter, I tend to see these things through the simple lens of “risk.” Risk is defined as “the chance or possibility of loss,”and insurance is all about managing risk. I am of the opinion that lifestyle choices such as IVF do not fall under the aegis of risk management."Seems pretty clear-cut to me. One of….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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How to Track Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Online

If you go by news reports, just about every hurricane that forms in the Atlantic Ocean represents the next great natural disaster. Seemingly, almost every storm during the hurricane season gets sensationalized; and, when the winds die down, instead of simply communicating the facts, many media outlets look for ways to keep the news cycle churning... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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