Q: My Dad’s life insurance paid me $40,000. Insurance co claims they paid me double. What do I do? I don’t have the money.
I would suggest pulling a copy of your dad’s life insurance policy and contacting an attorney.
You need to identify who the beneficiaries are on the policy. If you are truly owed $80,000 and they only paid $40,000 then you may have a claim for legal action. But ideally, you can have the attorney talk to the insurance company and figure out the problem without legal action. It may be a simple accounting mistake.
Hope this helps.
A: Find the policy and see what its terms say. If you need assistance with resolving the matter, consider reaching out to attorneys for a consult. There are attorneys who handle litigation of such policies (if it is not a simple and straightforward error you could handle on your own). Good luck
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.