Black & Decker, Widow Spar Over $4M In Life Insurance Suit

Law360 (October 25, 2018, 7:18 PM EDT) -- A woman seeking an additional $4 million in accidental death benefits for her late husband on Wednesday clashed with Stanley Black & Decker Life Insurance Program and Federal Insurance Co. over what she said was ambiguous language in the policy as each side urged a Connecticut federal judge for an quick win.

In her Wednesday filing opposing the companies' motion for summary judgment, Lori T. Tyll said that the companies' September motion demonstrated just how ambiguous the key language in her husband's policy was, giving credence to her belief that she was owed additional money under the plan. But the companies,...

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