Successful critical illness claims PV

Hi all, i was in the process of updating my life/critical illness policy and my broker suggested I might make a claim under critical illness. I just wondered if any if you guys had made successful claims and if so, with which insurer was that? My broker suggested that if I have some successful examples it would help the claim. Thanks Johoho x

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  • Hi,

    Yes i claimed, i was with Legal and General, they were very good, they wrote to my Haematologist who sent the paperwork back quickly, i think it took maybe 4 weeks total to process.

    I think the only issue people have had is more to do with GP's etc who refuse to sign the paperwork as they dont consider it a cancer. Suggest you have the documents sent to your consultant not your GP.


  • Morning I was insured with legal and general.

    Made a claim and was paid out within 4 weeks no arguments.

    I have PRV jak2

    Good luck


  • Yes, I was successful too.

  • Would you mind say who your insurer is Rubyrubyruby?

  • Hi I was with Legal and General, no problems at all. Kind regards Aime

  • I'm with legal and general and they told me I'd have to be told I have less than a year to live for them to accept it. Thankfully l haven't been told that so thought no more of it - should I think again?

  • Hi

    Yes i think you should try again.

    Mine was paid no isse at all.


  • Hi,

    Yes I was successful, I belive the world health organisation changed the rules in. 2006, I am with freinds life they wanted to pay what I would have got on the date of diagnosis and refund my premiums ( the ombudsman said they could do this) but my policy was with axa then and freinds life took it over later, I argued that I had made 2 claims before ( both for my MPN) and as they did not pay out then they should pay out to the date of the claim, which they did.

    There is quite a bit on this subject in the archives.

    Good luck,


  • Hi, my claim was successful and the insurer was Aviva and I didn't get any probs. If you need any help or advice please let me know as I am an independent financial adviser😁

  • I was successful with Irish Life. I had to provide proof that I'd tried to get a match for a BMT. My brothers went for the test but weren't a match. I have no idea what difference this made but they paid out!!!! Agree with Paul go via your haem. Good luck.

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