The deadline to file a claim in this Settlement passed on October 29, 2021. Claims review is in process. Claimants will be notified if the Settlement Administrator or Life Insurance of the Southwest need additional information.

If you are a current or former owner of a SecurePlus Provider and/or SecurePlus Paragon indexed universal life insurance policy issued by Life Insurance Company of the Southwest (“LICS”), who resided in California when the Policy was issued, and who obtained the Policy between September 24, 2006, and April 27, 2014 (“the Class Period”), this Settlement could affect your rights.

The primary purpose of this website is to inform you of the Settlement with LICS. This website explains the Lawsuit, the Settlement, your legal rights under the Settlement, what settlement benefits are included in the Settlement, who is eligible for the proposed settlement benefits, and how the Settlement benefits can be obtained.

If you have any questions after reading this website, you should contact lead counsel or the Settlement Administrator. Please do not call or write the court.

If your insurance policy is in force, the Lawsuit has not changed its terms, and all contractual guarantees remain in place. If you have any questions about your insurance policy that are unrelated to the Notice or this Lawsuit, you should contact LICS or your insurance agent as usual. For any information about your policy other than about the Notice or the Lawsuit, you can contact LICS or your insurance agent by calling 1-800-732-8939, by emailing LICS at, or by visiting LICS’s website at

Please read this website carefully and in its entirety. You may be a member of the Class described in FAQ 5 and your rights may be affected by this class action Lawsuit. This website advises you of your options regarding the class action and the settlements.

Important Information About Your Rights
Settlement Hearing The Court held a Settlement Hearing on June 7, 2021, at 1:30 p.m., at the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division, Ronald Reagan Federal Building and United States Courthouse, 411 West 4th Street, Courtroom 10C, Santa Ana, CA 92701-4516. This Settlement was approved.
Receiving Benefits The Claims Administrator disseminated to all Class Members (except those individuals who excluded themselves from the Class, as described below) a Proof of Claim Form. In order to receive benefits, a Class Member must have submitted to the Claims Administrator by October 29, 2021, a completed Proof of Claim Form.
Opting Out of the Settlement The deadline to exclude yourself from the Settlement was May 21, 2021. This deadline has now passed. More detailed information can be found in FAQ 16, FAQ 17, FAQ 18, and FAQ 19. If you excluded yourself from this Settlement, you are not eligible for any benefits from this Settlement.
Objecting to the Settlement The deadline to object to this Settlement was May 21, 2021. This deadline has now passed. More detailed information can be found in FAQ 24.

If you objected to this Settlement, you are still eligible for benefits from this Settlement if you remain in the Class.