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What is a Life Waiver of Premium benefit?

A “Life Waiver of Premium” benefit – also called an “LWOP” benefit- is a provision that is commonly included in life insurance policies which waives the premiums normally required to maintain life insurance coverage for…

Life insurance beneficiary forms - common mistakes

Filling out the beneficiary form for your life insurance can be more tricky than you think. There are several common mistakes, including: Naming a minor child without designating how the money should be distributed. Money cannot be given directly to…

FAQ: When should I get an attorney involved in my disability/life insurance/pension issue?

There are three common times when you should think about involving an attorney in your ERISA employee benefits dispute or claim: (1) when submitting an application for benefits, (2) after the denial of benefits, and (3) at the commencement of litiga…

Life Insurance Win in MN Supreme Court!

After years of hard work for Ms. Jacky Larson, our firm won a huge victory in the Minnesota Supreme Court on behalf of anyone with life insurance in Minnesota! Minnesota Stat 61A.11 says that: “In any claim upon a policy issued in this state w…

Our firm's case was accepted for review by the MN Supreme Court!

A life insurance case our firm has been working on for years now was accepted for review by the MN Supreme Court! Read more here: http://www.minnesota-litigator.com/2014/02/04/minnesota-litigator-profile-katherine-mackinnon/

Interested in Converting? Tread Quickly and Carefully!

If you are leaving work for a health related reason – for example medical leave for treatment of an illness, short or long term disability, or other medical reason – it may be imperative to find out about whether you can take your life in…

What the Heck is ERISA?

What the Heck is ERISA? Even after completing law school, most lawyers have no idea what ERISA is other than a vague impression that it involves employee benefits and that they should consult an expert if they encounter it. If you are not a lawyer, t…

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