Scottish Widows has published its protection claims statistics, which show that more than £219m was paid out in life and critical illness claims in 2015, equating to an average of more than £4m per week.
The company paid out just under 99% (98.9%) of life claims, remaining in line with the claims paid in 2014. Scottish Widows paid 90.5% of critical illness claims, an increase of 0.9% compared with 2014....
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