Kimberly Moore, vice president of marketing and external relations for N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Company in Durham, N.C, searches for claim records in the basement storage area at the companies headquarters July, 14, 2015. N.C. Mutual and Kemper are pushing for legislation that would prevent them and other life insurance companies from having to go through old policies to identify dead policy holders and then forward the proceeds of those policies to the beneficiaries or the state's unclaimed property fund.
Kimberly Moore, vice president of marketing and external relations for N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Company in Durham, N.C, searches for claim records in the basement storage area at the companies headquarters July, 14, 2015. N.C. Mutual and Kemper are pushing for legislation that would prevent them and other life insurance companies from having to go through old policies to identify dead policy holders and then forward the proceeds of those policies to the beneficiaries or the state's unclaimed property fund. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Kimberly Moore, vice president of marketing and external relations for N.C. Mutual Life Insurance Company in Durham, N.C, searches for claim records in the basement storage area at the companies headquarters July, 14, 2015. N.C. Mutual and Kemper are pushing for legislation that would prevent them and other life insurance companies from having to go through old policies to identify dead policy holders and then forward the proceeds of those policies to the beneficiaries or the state's unclaimed property fund. Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com

Battle brews over unclaimed life-insurance cash

July 19, 2015 03:50 PM