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Thank you for the information, however, I am unclear as to what you think might have happened that was illegal. Can you clarify that? Do the life insurance policies name your aunt as the beneficiary? If not, is it you who are named?
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If your aunt did not want the doctor to tell your grandmother about the diagnosis the doctor could not have legally withheld it unless the doctor had medical basis to believe that giving her the diagnosis would have made her worse or your aunt was her power of attorney. But it is not illegal. Your aunt using her personal confidential relationship with your grandmother could be something that could be worth pursuing if you can prove your aunt used that relationship to get your grandmother to change beneficiaries or her will to your aunt's benefit and in that case you can file a probate contest against the aunt and you could sue her in court for breach of her fiduciary duty and undue influence if you can prove that was what she had done.
You would require a local probate attorney to pursue her on this matter if you choose to take that option.