Pruco Can't Escape Claims Over Ex-Law Partner's $2M Policy

Law360, Miami (July 11, 2019, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Remaining factual issues prevent Pruco Life Insurance Co. from sidestepping claims against it in a lawsuit accusing a Miami lawyer of scheming to keep $2 million in life insurance proceeds after his former law partner killed himself, a Florida state judge ruled Thursday.

During a lengthy hearing in Miami, Pruco, a subsidiary of Prudential Insurance Co. of America, argued that it was entitled to summary judgment under Florida's facility of payment statute, which fully releases an insurer from any claims under a policy if it pays a death benefit in accordance with the policy's terms prior to receiving written notice of...

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