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You may or may not remember John McLaughlin, the host of the long-running public affairs show The McLaughlin Group; for those who do not, the video clip above will give you a taste of his show. McLaughlin passed away in 2016. Before his death, McLaughlin had divorced his wife Christina Vidal in 2010. After this divorce, McLaughlin neglected to change two life insurance policies beneficiaries from his now-ex-wife to an immediate family member. In late 2017, the federal district court in D.C. ruled that his estate was the sole beneficiary of the life insurance policies. The outcome, in this case, was favorable to the estate and is an important reminder to update beneficiaries on your insurance policies after important life events.Read More