Federal Law And Texas State Forfeiture Statute

How does Federal law work with the Texas Slayer Statute, Texas Insurance Code, Section 1103.151? This question is answered in the 1992, Fifth Circuit opinion styled, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. v. White. This is a summary judgement case.  Terri Yohey was the named insured under a group life insurance policy issued by Metropolitan under the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance Act (FEGLIA).  At the time of her death she had not designated a beneficiary.  Her widower, Leslie Yohey, was convicted of her murder. Continue reading

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