Legal & General pays over £42m of Covid-19 UK life insurance claims

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Legal & General pays over £42m of Covid-19 UK life insurance claims

Over 99% of all life insurance claims for Covid-19 have been paid since March, says the insurer

Legal & General (L&G) has announced that it has paid £42.8m of life insurance claims within the UK for Covid-19 between March 1 and December 1, 2020. This is the combined total of paid life claims for individual (£34.1m) and group (£8.7m) and represents 99% of all Covid-19 life claims for more than 1000 claimants. Men made up 71% of claims and the average claimant age was 68 years old. Of the very few Covid-19 claims that have been declined, the vast majority are due to misrepresentation...

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