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Mark A. Nation is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, and also in Business Litigation Law by the Florida Bar. Although there are about 100,000 attorneys in Florida, less than 100 hold these two Board Certifications...MORE

Category Archives: Accidental Death and Dismemberment

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Accidental Death Insurance Claim

Posted in Accidental Death and Dismemberment
I just took in a new case involving the denial of an Accidental Death insurance claim. Accidental Death policies are different from Life Insurance policies.  Life insurance policies pay out when the insured person dies, regardless of the cause of death.  Accidental Death policies pay out when the insured person dies from an accident.  However,… Continue Reading

ERISA Appeal Filed for Accidental Death Benefits After Motorcycle Crash

Posted in Accidental Death and Dismemberment, ERISA, Life Insurance
My client’s brother was riding his motorcycle when another driver turned left in front of him.  The motorcyclist struck the front right corner of the car.  The motorcyclist died at the scene. The driver of the car received a ticket for violation of right of way.  The motorcyclist was not speeding, and was not found to be… Continue Reading

Administrative Appeal Filed for Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Posted in Accidental Death and Dismemberment
We were recently retained to seek accidental death and dismemberment benefits from The Prudential Insurance Company of America (“Prudential”). The insured was involved in a motorcycle accident suffering severe injuries. The policy requires that a death occur within 365 days of the accident in order to claim life insurance benefits. Although the insured died as… Continue Reading