The Charles Keatings Of Insurance

Four years ago, Southern California physician Jay Weitzbuch discovered that his malpractice insurer had surgically removed his wallet. After Weitzbuch was hit with a $250,000 malpractice judgment, his insurer refused to cover it--even though Weitzbuch had faithfully paid $100,000 in premiums over seven years. To pay up, Weitzbuch had to remortgage his home and deplete his kids' college funds. "I'm still angry, still bitter," he says. "I wake up in the middle of the night, and my wife and I talk about it and can't get back to sleep."

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