When someone dies, family members often remember previous discussions of
life insurance, but can't find the policy or any record of it. Now, there's
a way to track down a lost or misplaced life insurance policy, FOR FREE.
Policy Search Dept. of the American Council of Life Insurance
1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Include as many details as you know. The deceased's birth date, place of
residence, and maiden name (if appropriate), etc. The council will send this
information to 150 insurance companies to check if they issued a policy to
such a person.
Other Insurance Issues
Notify other insurance companies or local agents on policies held on the
deceased. Check coverage of home, at place of employment, auto medical
coverage, union, health and accident, life insurance, credit accounts such
as Wards and Sears which might have death coverage, bank accounts, credit