November 24, 2012

Multiple life insurance companies have reached multi-state settlements regarding an industry-wide practice of companies failing to pay death benefits to the beneficiaries of life insurance policies, despite having access to federal records indicating that policyholders had died, or direct confirmation from relatives of the deceased.

Instead, some companies would continue collecting premium payments from the deceased by drawing down the policies' cash reserves. Once the cash reserves were depleted, the company would cancel the policy.  This was led by Controller John Chiang...

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October 1, 2012

UP Executive Director Amy Bach will be moderating a panel of experts on water damage claims during the First Party Claims Conference in Rhode Island in October. This unique conference brings together experts from both the policyholder and insurer side and is a great place to get continuing education and network with colleagues. "Water Losses Damage and Coverage Issues" will feature speakers Alan J. Pierce, Esq., Daniel C. MacRitchie, P.E., Ronald J. Papa, SPPA and Jodie Papa. Click here for more information and to...

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September 29, 2012

On Saturday, September 29th, 2012 United Policyholders participated in the first annual San Bruno Emergency Preparedness Fair.  

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August 8, 2012

UP offers tips and info from previous disaster survivors and from experts on insurance claims, legal matters and the rebuilding/repair process. Here are the insurance claim and recovery help resources that United Policyholders offers to residents of Oklahoma. To find information on specific topics, please visit the Claim Help Library and use our "search" box.  We also offer educational workshops and long term recovery services after natural disasters (subject to funding and community support).
 

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June 27, 2012

An open letter from one fire survivor to another

UP offers tips and info from previous disaster survivors and from experts on insurance claims, legal matters and the rebuilding/repair process. Here are the insurance claim and recovery help resources that United Policyholders offers to residents of Colorado. 

To find information on specific topics, please visit the Claim Help Library and use our "search" box.  We...

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