Zurich pays out 99% of life insurance claims during H1 2021

Over £167.8 million

John Brazier
clock • 2 min read
Zurich pays out 99% of life insurance claims during H1 2021

Zurich has recorded total protection pay outs of £222 million across life insurance, critical illness and income protection during the first half of the year.

More than £167.8m was paid out by the insurer on life insurance claims during the period, representing a 99% pay out rate. Zurich stated that £18.1m was paid out to Covid-related claims. Over £568K was paid out to Zurich customers with ‘multi fracture cover', an increase of 24% on the same period last year, reflecting "lockdown restrictions easing and people enjoying more leisure activities," according to the insurer. There was a 20% year-on-year increase in critical illness payments during...

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