Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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a signed request for life insurance giving information about the prospective policyholder, including age, sex, and if the policy is subject to underwriting, typically it also asks a series of health related questions. A false statement by the applicant for life insurance makes the policy “voidable” within the first two years of issue, or “contestable” if the insured dies within the first two years.