A New York and New Jersey Lawyer Who Represents Policyholders and Beneficiaries in Life Insurance Denial Cases

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Online Life Insurance Increases

A Wall Street Journal article tells of how a new trend in life insurance is for customers to submit their applications and buy their life insurance online. Obviously, this development bypasses the traditional agent-customer relationship where the agent visits with the customer and submits the paperwork. Insurers are culling information from other online databases, such […]

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The Bamboozled column in the New Jersey Star-Ledger frequently provides actual relief and restitution for consumers who are out of luck and the end of the road dealing with an insurance company, retailer, bank, or other corporation, stepping in to set matters straight and correct an injustice. It’s a valuable feature of the paper that one does not see […]

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The Whole Life Rebellion

Chris Huntley, an independent life insurance agent, is striving to raise consumer awareness about the marketing and sales of whole life policies. These are cash value policies that can last a very long time, whereas your typical term life policy lasts anywhere from 5 to 30 years. But, notably, they are more costly than term […]

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The New York Times published a fascinating article about risky investments made by life insurance companies that can put their insureds, as well as taxpayers, at financial risk. The gist of the story is that life insurance companies are supposed to plunk their money–essentially, the premiums they receive–into rather dull, safe investments so that there […]

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We’ve all seen strange television commercials. One shown in the U.K. for Beagle Street Life Insurance Company takes the cake. It involves — and I’m not making this up — a Gremlin-type creature seemingly urinating on a middle-aged male insured in a bathtub. Don’t believe me? You can see for yourself at this link. I […]

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News Alert

I am excited to announce that I have opened up my own solo practice: The Law Offices of Eric Dinnocenzo. You can visit my website at www.dinnocenzolaw.com. I will continue to represent policyholders and beneficiaries in life insurance denials and other bad-faith insurance denials.

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I thought I would put up a quick post concerning an article I just read in an insurance trade publication. Though I focus on representing New York and New Jersey life insurance beneficiaries in bad faith denial claims, I try to keep abreast about other evolving issues in life insurance. According to the article, it […]

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A California life insurance agent had his license revoked and has been charged with fraud, forgery and grand theft for allegedly submitting falsified life insurance applications for senior citizens in order to collect the commissions. He is also accused of using fictitious names to create insurance policies in order to earn additional commissions. In total, […]

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Insurance Fraud On The Rise

A recent news piece highlights a boom in insurance fraud brought on by the recession that has crippled the U.S. economy. In 2008 there were 75,000 questionable claims filed, a number that increased to 85,000 claims in 2009. Whether or not the increase is stastically significant enough to warrant the conclusion that the recession is linked […]

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Okay, so it involves health insurance, but a recent case from the California Appeals Court addressed postclaim underwriting which has imposed hardship on many a health and life insurance consumer. In fact, this is an issue that I wrote an article about in Trial, a monthly publication of the American Association for Justice. In Blue […]

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