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Do you need a cause of death to get life insurance benefits?

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2009-12-16 21:01:24
2009-12-16 21:01:24

Most insurance companies will require 3 things at time of claim in order to receive benefits:
1. Death Certificate
2. Completed Claim form
3. The original Life insurance policy (if you have it)

Therefore, yes you would need a cause of death.

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