I am not saying that it is wrong to make a profit, someone had to do the work it takes to settle things for the deceased. I am talking about companies that hold onto death benefits and do not release them to the families. That is just so wrong. Even if you are short on money due to the recession, no one should be taking advantage of the people who love and protect our country with their lives. They deserve some kind of respect for the role they play and this kind of blatant disregard for their lives makes me sick. It is fraudulent behavior that I wouldn’t even expect from the Grinch or Mr. Scrooge himself.
Here is an article if you want to read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-07-28/fallen-soldiers-families-denied-cash-payout-as-life-insurers-boost-profit.html