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Earnhardt's widow claims she's owed millions

Updated: May 26, 2005, 12:36 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, N.C. – A life insurance company cheated the widow of late race car driver Dale Earnhardt out of millions of dollars by refusing to pay up when he died, her lawyer said in the opening statements of a civil trial Wednesday.

The insurer, United of Omaha, argued the $3.7 million policy was never in effect because Earnhardt had not taken the required physical before he died in a crash at the Daytona 500 in 2001.

"We made a fair decision. We made a reasonable decision. There's ...

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