Tag Archives: Insurance

Litigants Have to Disclose Insurance, Does That Mean Litigation Financing Should be Disclosed, Too?

One of the hot topics in the litigation arena these day is the question of whether or not litigants should be obliged to disclose their litigation funding arrangements to opposing parties. Indeed, as discussed here, last month three U.S. senators … Continue reading

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Georgia Court Discusses Plaintiff’s Potential Failure to Comply with Terms of Insurance Contract

Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued an opinion in a Georgia car accident case involving a dispute between the plaintiff and an insurance company. The question the court was tasked with answering was whether the plaintiff adequately complied … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of the United States Issues Opinion on Beneficiary Designations of Divorce Spouse's Life Insurance Policies

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States issued an opinion regarding a Minnesota state statute that retroactively revokes designations of spouses of beneficiaries of life insurance policies upon divorce.  You can read the full opinion:  Sveen et al v. … Continue reading

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Commencement Of Life Insurance Coverage And Termination Of Coverage

Pinning down the exact date coverage begins can sometimes be a tricky proposition.  If an insured dies before a policy becomes effective, there is no coverage.  This was discussed in the 1950, Texas Supreme Court opinion, Republic National Life Insurance … Continue reading

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When Does Life Insurance Coverage Begin

Life insurance lawyers will see many reasons for denial of life insurance benefits.  Occasionally, one of the reasons is that the policy had not become effective at the time of death. Most policies state the “effective date” of coverage.  This … Continue reading

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