Fracture claims on the rise as UK adults try new hobbies

MetLife study finds

John Brazier
clock • 1 min read
Fracture claims on the rise as UK adults try new hobbies

Levels of injury claims increasing as people taking up new hobbies or exercise regimes during Covid.

New research from MetLife shows that UK adults are increasingly adopting new hobbies during the pandemic, as the number of claims for accidents are also on the rise. According to MetLife, fracture claims have grown by 51% when compared to pre-pandemic levels. A total of 634 claims have been submitted in just one month totalling more than £400,000. Almost half of the claims submitted were for children (309 vs 328 for adults). The rise in claims comes as UK adults have increasingly taken...

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