Square Health's Steve Casey is living proof that CIC can be a vital lifeline for anyone who suffers a stroke. However, as he found out first hand, the experience of making a claim may differ from one provider to the next. Here's his story...
I've written many an article in my time about the protection market, but had never imagined myself writing about my experience at the sharp end. Not just as a consumer, but a critical illness claimant. However the Gods decreed that they would give me the opportunity when two days before my 54th birthday, I suffered a stroke. It was a bolt out of the blue. No risk factors, no warning signs. I'd just returned from skiing in France with our eldest daughter, and a few hours earlier I'd had dinner...
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