Beneficiary Disputes

Beneficiary disputes often arise when the deceased person changed a beneficiary form prior to dying, and there is disagreement as to whether the change of beneficiary was valid. If you believe you are entitled to life insurance benefits, or need assistance defending a claim by a prior beneficiary for life insurance proceeds, call us for a free consultation at (800) 337-7755 or submit your case information online.

If the insured changed the life insurance beneficiary, is there a way to invalidate it?

Most courts will invalidate a life insurance beneficiary change form if it was changed as a result of fraud, undue influence, lack of capacity, or insane delusion. This means, for example, that if the insured was elderly or ill and changed the beneficiary to another person and may not have had their faculties together at the time the change was made, a court may invalidate the change form so it reverts back to the previous form. Often, insurance companies will initiate an Interpleader action where there is a beneficiary dispute.

Our office has represented beneficiaries in change of life insurance beneficiary disputes. We often look at medical records of the deceased person, witness statements, and other evidence to help determine the person's mental state when the form was signed.

Most insurance companies also have strict procedures in place which must be followed in order to change a beneficiary. We can review the policy and change forms to see if the procedures were properly complied with. If not, this may also invalidate the change of beneficiary.

Beneficiary Disputes Handled By Life Insurance Attorneys

Whether you live in Florida, New York or Washington DC, or the deceased or another beneficiary lives there, or in other states as well with local counsel when necessary, we can investigate and pursue life insurance beneficiary disputes.

Life Insurance Disputes On Contingency Fee

If you are disputing the beneficiary on a life insurance policy, or believe you are rightfully entitled to the life insurance benefits, we can assist with your life insurance claim on a contingency fee basis. This means we waive all fees and costs if there is no recovery.

Miami Life Insurance Beneficiary Dispute - Ft Lauderdale Life Insurance Claimant Dispute

Call us today at 888-988-4284 for a free consultation. Our life insurance beneficiary dispute attorney is available 24 hour a day 7 days a week including weekends and holidays to discuss your potential Florida life insurance beneficiary claim.


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