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John Hancock Will Only Sell Interactive Life Insurance with Fitness Data Tracking

John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday. …

Insurers Tracking Fitness: Too Accurate for Comfort?

Someday soon, Big Brother may be watching you. Only his name will be “John Hancock.” The insurer is rolling out a program in the U.S. similar to ones already deployed in other parts of the world, where your life insurer …

Supreme Court Rejects John Hancock Appeal Over Retirement Plan Lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to consider two appeals in a case weighing the ability of tens of millions of Americans to bring lawsuits over their retirement plans. Without comment, the court let stand an April ruling by …

John Hancock, Law Firm Face Tax Shelter Racketeering Lawsuit

John Hancock Life Insurance Co. and its law firm, Edwards Wildman Palmer, must face a class action accusing them of violating racketeering laws by marketing a tax shelter, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court …