Aegon paid 96% of life claims in 2019

Adam Saville
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Aegon paid a total of £71.5m (96%) in life claims to 711 families and businesses in 2019. Aegon paid a total £148.1m in protection claims in 2019 - and 96% of life claims. The average size of life claim paid by Aegon last year was £100,619 and the average age at claim was 63 years old. Cancer was again the most common cause of death (43%), followed by heart-related conditions (23%). Of the life claims declined in 2019, 3.5% (75%) were due to misrepresentation and 0.5% were declined due to not meeting the definition. Terminal illness Aegon separately assessed its terminal illn...

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