John Hancock Life Insurance Unclaimed Policy Benefits Search

John Hancock Life Insurance - Unclaimed Policy Benefits Search


John Hancock Life Insurance Settlement for Missing Beneficiaries and Lost Heirs

John Hancock Life Insurance Claims

Estimates are $2.4 billion dollars in death benefits owed beneficiaries and heirs of deceased life insurance policyholders goes unclaimed each year.

Heirs of deceased policyholders and annuity owners may be entitled to receive compensation arising from a 2012 legal settlement  between states and a number of underwriters.

Unclaimed property audits undertaken by a number of states revealed many major life insurance companies failed to pay death benefits to beneficiaries, despite having confirmation policyholders were deceased. Additionally, some companies continued charging premiums, deducting payments from the policies' cash reserves until depleted, at which time the policy would be cancelled.

Insurance Companies participating in the Global Life Insurance Settlement  include: AIG, Allianz, Aviva, Forethought, Genworth, Hartford, ING, John Hancock, Lincoln National, MetLife, Midland National, Nationwide, New York Life, Northwest Mutual, Pacific Life, Prudential, Symetra, TIAA-CREF, Transamerica and Western & Southern.

John Hancock: John Hancock companies include: John Hancock Life Insurance Company; John Hancock Variable Life Insurance Company; John Hancock Health and Life Insurance Company. John Hancock is now a subsidiary of ManuLife.

Under the agreement {John Hancock Life Insurance Claims Settlement} John Hancock must restore the full value of more than 6,400 impacted accounts dating back to 1992;

John Hancock further agreed to reform its business practices to ensure life insurance, annuity, and retained asset account benefits are promptly paid going forward. .

In the event John Hancock finds a policyholder is deceased and no contact with a beneficiary has been established established, the company will remit the policy proceeds to a government custodian, where they will be held available to be reclaimed in the future.

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Note John Hancock policyholders, by virtue of the company's demutualization in 1999, may be entitled to collect cash and stock in addition to policy benefits. Go to: John Hancock Demutualization Compensation

AIG John Hancock Northwest Mutual
Allianz Kemper Pacific Life
Aviva Lincoln National Prudential
Forethought MetLife Symetra
Genworth Midland National TIAA-CREF
The Hartford Nationwide Transamerica
ING New York Life Anico / Thrivent Financial