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BTW In The News

We have been very busy lately and have had some of our cases covered in the national papers. Please see below some recent cases we have worked on. Telegraph Our Client David, 35, an engineer from Aberdeen, had a critical illness claim refused by Legal & General on the grounds that he had failed to…
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Total Permanent Disability (TPD)

Total Permanent Disability (TPD) We see a great number of Total Permanent Disability (TPD) cases. Whilst TPD is covered by most critical illness policies, somewhere in the region of 40% of TPD-related claims are declined by insurers. Broadly, TPD has been taken to mean that the person is too ill to work. Insurers, however, have…
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Another Win for Jan Trainor, Critical illness Policy

Breast cancer Mrs Jones’ Complaint about a Critical illness Policy with Friends Life. Mrs Jones took out a Critical illness policy some 20 years earlier. The policy documentation was very reassuring listing all the conditions it covered, including cancer. Definition exclusion When Mrs J was diagnosed with breast cancer she made a claim but was…
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Rejected Critical Illness Claim Multiple Sclerosis

Rejected Critical Illness Claim Multiple Sclerosis After a diagnosis of MS, Mike was reassured given he had a Critical Illness policy with Scottish Widows. Non-disclosure He made a claim but unfortunately the claim was rejected. The claim was rejected because Scottish Widows considered Mike had not disclosed a minor eye problem he had consulted his…
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Critical Illness Claims Succeeds

Mr S took out a Critical Illness Policy and a short time after suffered a heart attack.  The claim was denied on the basis that he had not told his insurers about problems with his neck and back.  The claim against the insurers was successful as even if Mr S had told them about the…
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