Judge allows death benefits in DUI case

D'Allegro, Joseph
August 1998
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/31/98, Vol. 102 Issue 35, p45
Details the ruling of federal Judge John Bisell of Newark, New Jersey that Mi Sook Kim, the widow of Dok Kye Kim, was entitled to receive accidental death benefits from his life insurer New England Financial. Insurer's claim that it should not pay because Dok Kye's blood alcohol level was more than the legal limit when his car crashed; Decision of New England Financial not to file an appeal.


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