Since we began trading in 2004, we have received enquiries from more than 600 financial advisers as well as many consumers, medical professionals, and others. If you have a query regarding life insurance, please click here.
These enquiries vary greatly, however the vast majority are for people with illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, depression and obesity.
Below are some of the more interesting or unusual cases that we have encountered. While all the names have been changed to protect our clients’ privacy, each story is true.
a 54 year old company director, who was operated on for testicular cancer at age 28
a 35-year-old male medical practitioner diagnosed with Type I Diabetes at age 27
a 44-year-old male, with haemachromatosis, who was also clinically obese and had a raised cholesterol level
a 40-year-old female general manager, who is HIV positive.
a 59-year-old male with hypertension, atrial tachycardia and high cholesterol, who has also had a multiple vessel coronary artery bypass and a mitral valve replacement.
a 32-year-old medical practitioner with a history of depression
a 35-year-old male truck driver with a body mass index of 42 who also spent two years off work recovering from two knee reconstructions
a 41-year-old medical practitioner who had a meningioma
a 57-year-old male who had been diagnosed with prostate cancer three years previously and had undergone a radical prostatectomy
a 50-year-old senior public servant with a history of chronic fatigue syndrome
a 32-year-old business owner with a history of serious intravenous drug abuse
a 45-year-old male alcoholic with a history of drug abuse and with elevated liver function readings
a 45-year-old male company director who is positive for Hepatitis C
a 36-year-old IT consultant with a history of ulcerative colitis and sleep apnea
a 55-year-old financial planner with a history of depression
a 50-year-old lawyer who has had angioplasty
a 61-year-old male with polycythemia vera who had also an embolic infarction in the right lobe
a 35-year-old male medical practitioner who is a Hepatitis B carrier
a 42-year-old male who had a kidney transplant nine years previously
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