Castle Rock, CO asked in Civil Litigation for Colorado

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.

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Michael Joseph Larranaga
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  • Parker, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Good afternoon,

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.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

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

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