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Latest Norwich Union claims figures

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In 2007, Norwich Union paid out more than £106 million in critical illness claims , compared to £90 million in 2006.


1387 payments made up 85% of total claims, compared to 75% in 2006.


Another 5% are pending, while the remainder were declined for non-disclosure of relevant information, or not meeting claims criteria.


The most common claims:

  • Cancer - making up over 60% of claims

  • Heart attacks - 11%

  • Multiple sclerosis - 6%


  • The largest claim was £488,060 to a 61-year-old man with brain cancer.

  • The smallest was £ 12,229 to a woman for heart surgery.

  • The average was £77,000


Critical illness: News update: August 2008


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