Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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April 20, 2018 • By Dennis Beaver 

If you have any type of insurance policy from MetLife – in fact from any insurance or annuity company – our story should cause you to take certain steps to protect future payments, and we begin with this question:

“Does the insurance company know where you live? Can they contact you or your family members?”

MetLife is one of the world’s largest insurance companies. Stand on any street corner from Hong Kong to cities in South America and in no time a bus will come by with an ad for MetLife.

While “big” may have advantages, it can also have considerable drawbacks, such as “too big” to know who they insure, and who is supposed to receive monthly annuity payments…click here to read more