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2009 Florida Statutes

Section 627.510, Florida Statutes 2009

627.510  Settlement on proof of death.--

(1)  The policy shall provide that when the policy becomes a claim by the death of the insured, settlement shall be made upon surrender of the policy and receipt of due proof of death or after a specified period not exceeding 60 days after such surrender and receipt of such proof. At the insurer's option, surrender of the premium receipt book may also be required.

(2)  Insurers transacting industrial life insurance business in the state who require a claim form to be filed by a claimant for settlement of a policy shall allow the claimant to file the claim using the uniform life insurance claim form developed by the commission. The commission shall establish by rule a uniform life insurance claim form to be used by claimants for settlement of any industrial life insurance policy issued by an insurer transacting life insurance business in this state.

History.--s. 516, ch. 59-205; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 413, 420, 809(2nd), ch. 82-243; s. 79, ch. 82-386; s. 1, ch. 87-37; s. 114, ch. 92-318; s. 1137, ch. 2003-261.