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Plaintiff-appellant Michelle Wilson ("Wilson") appeals from a summary judgment entered on March 31, 2009, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Young, J., sitting by designation), in favor of defendant-appellee Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company ("Northwestern") on Wilson's claim that she is the beneficiary of two life insurance policies issued to her late husband, Kenneth Wilson ("Kenneth"), by Northwestern. The District Court determined that there were no genuine issues of material fact as to Kenneth's termination of one life insurance policy, the "Whole Life Policy," on February 28, 2005, and failure to pay any premiums after that date. The court further determined that Kenneth also terminated the other life insurance policy, the "Term Life Policy," as of February 28, 2005, when, on May 23, 2005 (several weeks before his death on June 6, 2005), he directed Northwestern to "refund his last payment and let the policy lapse."


625 F.3d 54 (2010)

Michelle WILSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant-Appellee.

Docket No. 09-1895-cv.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Argued: June 10, 2010.Decided: November 4, 2010.New York Law School location: File #3950; Box #155