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Ten Things to Consider and Look For in Your ERISA Life and/or Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Plans When Selecting Benefits or You Want to File a Claim

1. Obtain a full copy of your plan. The full plan will not typically be a benefit summary or a print-out from a website. It will be fairly long and many definitions and it will recite your ERISA plan terms, … Continue reading

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Ga. Court of Appeals Holds State Insolvency Pool Entitled to “Offset” Claims Using Other “Primary” Insurance Coverage

All Georgia employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance. This provides medical and wage replacement benefits to employees who are injured in the course of their employment. For example, if you are in a car accident while driving a … Continue reading

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Insurance Agent Error and Omission—Merlin Law Group Wins Trial

An insurance agent has many responsibilities which to do correctly, requires a great amount of specific education and a lot of attention to detail. Insurance agents are important because they sell one of the most important financial products any of … Continue reading

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Georgia Court Parses Language in Insurance Contract, Offsetting Plaintiff’s Recovery by Amount Already Paid by Insurer

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in a Georgia car accident case requiring the court to determine if the plaintiff’s recovery amount should be reduced by the amount of money that the insurance company paid … Continue reading

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Insurance Agent/Broker Liability – Part II

Under Florida law, an insured may sue their agent for negligence, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and misrepresentation, as the circumstances permit, when there is no coverage or inadequate coverage procured for the loss sustained.  Generally, under Florida … Continue reading

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