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Does life insurance pay out if I’m really ill?

Life insurance policies are designed to only pay out on your death, however most life insurance policies will pay out early if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness where you have been given less than 12 months to live.

If you are looking for a policy that pays out if you get seriously ill you should consider Critical Illness Cover. This insurance will pay out on diagnosis of a wide variety of illnesses, including if you have a stroke, heart attack or get cancer of certain severity.

A payout from Critical Illness Cover can ensure you have money to help at a time you may not be able to work. Just like life insurance, there is no restrictions on what you can spend a Critical Illness Cover pay out on.

All help centre articles are designed to help give generic information to UK consumers. Protect Line operates on a non-advised basis, so no help centre article should be considered as advice or an indication of the terms and conditions of your policy. Insurers also update their terms and conditions from time to time and while Protect Line endeavours to keep all information up to date, there is a chance the information on these pages may become outdated. All information is correct at the time of publication. To ensure you fully understand the terms and conditions of your policy please read all your documents and contact us for clarification if there is something you do not understand.

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