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

We filed suit against Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for life insurance benefits. Our client, a pastor, became disabled and continued his life insurance coverage under a waiver of premium provision in the life insurance policy. He was advised by the policy holder that coverage would be provided both for him and his spouse. Following his

My client is the beneficiary of an accidental death policy which was taken out on her fiance.  Tragically, her fiance was killed in a car accident.  The crash was caused by the other driver who was intoxicated.  Our client’s fiance was also allegedly above the legal limit for alcohol.  The accidental death policy contains an exclusion

Our client was the beneficiary of an ERISA life insurance policy that the decedent had taken out through his employer.  Tragically, the decedent was killed in a motor vehicle accident, and cocaine was detected in his system.  The life insurance policy contained an exclusion for deaths if a person is "under the influence of narcotics." 

Generally, in order to take out a life insurance policy on someone, you must have an "insurable interest" in the life of that person.  "Insurable interest" is defined in our Florida Statutes at Section 627.404.  However, Stranger-Originated Life Insurance (STOLI) transactions involve a plan to initiate or originate a life insurance policy for the benefit

We recently filed a lawsuit against Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada for life insurance benefits. Our client, the son of the decedent, argues that his mother was covered at the time of her death and therefore benefits are payable. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada argues that our client’s mom was not covered at the time of her death.