Re: Insurance was Re: We're stuck with each other

From: Peter C. McCluskey (
Date: Fri Jan 25 2002 - 10:05:04 MST (Chris Hibbert) writes:
>There seems to be a claim that some insurance companies have contested
>payments to cryonics organizations in the past because the organization has an
>interest in your death or some such. Apparently because of that, many Alcor

 There are apparently a number of companies that won't allow you to
make a cryonics organization the owner or beneficiary, but ones that
do allow that don't seem to contest it later.

Steve Bridge wrote in cryonet #13588:
>Alcor has had only two cases where insurance policies did not pay off to
>Alcor. One was a case where the member lied on his application, saying
>that he did not have cancer or AIDS when in fact he had both,
>The second was a case where the member committed suicide while in a
>severely depressed condition. His policy had a two-year exclusion on
>suicide (it would have fully paid after two years, even in a suicide).

Peter McCluskey          | Free Jon Johansen! | 

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