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Q: My brother committed suicide by shooting himself. Can his widow get life insurance?

My brother had 2 difficult rounds of chemo after a cancer diagnosis. Alongside rigorous cancer treatment, he was prescribed Xanax. Some studies have shown there to be links between suicidal thoughts as a side effect of Xanax. Could a case be made that his prescription and use of Xanax could’ve... View More

Daniel S. Garner
Daniel S. Garner
answered on Apr 5, 2023

I'm so sorry for your loss, suicide doesn't necessarily preclude your sister-in-law from collecting on the insurance. It is important to read over the policy to make that determination.

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