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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 33 - 6 - 24 §33-6-24. Simultaneous deaths.
Where the individual insured or the annuitant and the beneficiary designated in a life policy or policy insuring against accidental death or in an annuity contract have died and there is not sufficient evidence that they have died otherwise than simultaneously, the proceeds of the policy or contract shall be distributed as if the insured or annuitant had survived the beneficiary, unless otherwise specifically provided in the policy or contract.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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