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AEGON Scottish Equitable pays 93% of income protection claims in 2008

Aegon UK

AEGON Scottish Equitable has published its income protection claims figures for 2008.

It paid out 93% of income protection claims.


Claims for stress and depression related illnesses increased by 12% from 2007.


Only 7% of income protection claims were declined, all of which were due to non-disclosure.


The average age of the income protection claimant was 42 years old.


The most common reasons to claim were back problems, accidents and mental health issues.


Income protection insurance: News update: 09/04/2009


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