Industry response: mental illness sufferers refused access to life insurance

Adam Saville
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Industry response: mental illness sufferers refused access to life insurance

People with a history of mental health issues are being rejected life insurance, The Guardian reported over the weekend. COVER Magazine investigates further...

Despite all the proactive discussions about mental wellness within the protection world, the issue reared its head shrouded in controversy over the weekend, after an exclusive report by The Guardian detailed examples of individuals with a track record of mental illness being refused life insurance - one of which was allegedly a 7/7 survivor. On a human level, the story brought the role of insurance within society back into the public eye at a time when mental health is currently one of the nation's...

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