Federal Employee Group Life Insurance: Beneficiary disputes
As part of our life insurance dispute practice, our firm has evaluated and handled claims involving Federal Employee Group Life Insurance. The FEGLI program offers term-type life insurance to federal employees that can be carried into retirement. Congress enacted FEGLI in 1954 to provide low-cost group life insurance to Federal Employees. The Office of Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance, established by MetLife processes and pays claims under the FEGLI Program.
If you have had a claim for FEGLI benefits denied or believe you will be involved in a dispute regarding the proper beneficiary, please contact an experienced life insurance attorney as soon as possible. Many lawyers are not aware that FEGLI preempts state laws and that pursuing state law remedies can damage a case.