Estate Planning 101

Notifying Seven Corners After a Loved One’s Passing

September 13, 2023

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The passing of a loved one is a difficult time, and amidst the grief, there are practical matters to manage. One such task is notifying various organizations about the death. If your loved one held a travel insurance policy with Seven Corners, here's how to go about it.

Who Should Be Notified

Seven Corners should be notified if the deceased had a travel insurance policy with them. It's important to cancel the policy, stop any ongoing payments, and handle any pending claims.

When to Notify

You should notify Seven Corners as soon as possible after the death of the policyholder. This can help prevent any unnecessary charges and expedite pending claim processes.

How to Notify

To notify Seven Corners about a policyholder's death, you should contact their customer service department. You can reach them via phone at 1-800-335-0611 (US and Canada) or 1-317-575-2652 (worldwide). Be ready with the policy number and a copy of the death certificate when you make the call.

What to Expect After Notification

After you've notified Seven Corners, they will guide you through the necessary steps. This may include cancelling the policy, processing any refunds, and settling any outstanding claims. If the deceased was travelling at the time of their death, Seven Corners can provide assistance with return arrangements.

Tips for Notification

Ensure you have all necessary documents and information ready when contacting Seven Corners. Keep records of all correspondence, note the date and time of calls, and the name of the representative you spoke with. This can be helpful if there are any issues later on.

Conclusion

While it's a challenging task, notifying Seven Corners about the death of a loved one holding a travel insurance policy is a necessary step. By following this guide, you can handle this task effectively and ensure the policy is appropriately managed.

FAQ

Q: What if I can't find the policy number?
A: If you can't locate the policy number, Seven Corners can usually find the policy using the policyholder's name and other identifying information.

Q: What happens to the policy if there are other insured parties on it?
A: The policy will usually continue for other insured parties, but it's important to discuss this with Seven Corners to clarify the situation.

Q: Can I handle this process online?
A: While Seven Corners offers many services online, it's best to handle death notifications over the phone to ensure all details are accurately addressed.