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People take out accidental death insurance policies during their lifetimes, in the hopes that their loved ones will be protected if they pass away in a serious accident. However, that is not always the case, and insurance companies sometimes decide to deny beneficiaries’ claims under an accidental death policy of insurance.
If you are the beneficiary under an accidental death insurance policy and the insurance company has unfairly denied your claim for benefits, it is important that you have an accidental death claims lawyer near you on your side and advocating for your interests at every stage of the proceedings.
At the Law Offices of J. Price McNamara, our legal team will do everything we can to help you obtain the accidental death benefits to which you are entitled. Please contact us online today for more information and to schedule a free case evaluation and legal consultation.
Receiving a bill should never be the first step in getting help. Our firm knows that when dealing with an ERISA, long term disability or insurance claim, what you need is answers, and we are here to provide them free of charge.
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Too much is at stake to guess about the best approach and strategy for fighting your denied insurance claim — years and years of financial security.
After spending years representing insurance companies, we don’t guess. We know their playbook and how they work behind the scenes. Using that knowledge, we’ve developed our own Clear Advantage Process for fighting claims.
It’s personally satisfying to use what I’ve learned as an insurance company insider, now for the good — helping families reverse unfair denials of insurance benefits they paid for, need and deserve.
Price McNamara began his law practice in 1990 representing insurance companies.
In 1995, Mr. McNamara founded McNamara Law Offices, where he represents people across the U.S. who are wrongfully denied long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and accidental death insurance benefits, with special focus on ERISA claims and lawsuits.
His is a member of the Louisiana and Texas Bars, with office locations by appointment only in Baton Rouge, Metairie, and Houston. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with his wife and their three children.
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Our client, a young husband with two children, sustained closed-head brain injury as a result of an automobile accident. The at-fault driver’s insurance company initially refused to pay, but shortly before trial, agreed to pay the entirety of its insurance policy limits of $2,000,000.
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Under an accidental death policy of insurance, there are several individuals who are involved in the process. First, the insured is the individual who pays premiums during his or her lifetime for an accidental death insurance policy. The policy is in place to cover the insured’s beneficiaries in the event the insured passes away in an accident.
The beneficiary or beneficiaries of the insurance policy are those individuals who are entitled to a monetary payout if the insured passes away unexpectedly in an accident. In the event the insured passes away under accidental circumstances, the beneficiary is then entitled to make a claim for the benefits that are available under the policy.
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When it comes to determining what constitutes an accidental death, one must look to the explicit language contained within the insurance policy. Under many insurance policies, accidental deaths occur when a person dies in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall accident, drowning accident, boating accident, or some other similar accident or occurrence. The insurance policy will also layout the process for filing a claim when the insured dies under one of these circumstances.
There are several reasons why an insurance company might deny a claim under an accidental death insurance policy. For example, the insurance company might contend that the insured caused or contributed to his or her own death, such as by inflicting an injury upon himself or herself. Alternatively, the insurance company might contend that the insured was suffering from a pre-existing illness or medical condition that caused his or her untimely death.
If you believe that the insurance company has wrongfully denied your claim for accidental death benefits, you may be able to file an administrative appeal of the claim. In the denial letter, the insurance company must lay out the procedures and protocols for filing an administrative appeal. An accidental death claims lawyer near you can help you with pursuing the benefits you need and/or with appealing any benefits claim denial by the insurance company.
At the Law Offices of J. Price McNamara, we pride ourselves on thoughtful, concise, and result-oriented legal representation when it comes to pursuing benefits under an insurance policy. To schedule a free case evaluation and legal consultation with a knowledgeable accidental death claims lawyer near you, please contact us online today.
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