Life Insurance & Serious Illness
Life & Specified Serious Illness Cover from New Ireland, provides cover for 91 specified serious illness, 55 full payment and 36 partial payment illnesses. Unlike other providers, they do not have automatic exclusions for higher risk pursuits such as Scuba Diving, Mountaineering and Motor Sports in their policy conditions, when it comes to life insurance benefits.
Automatic Benefits & Features
Specified Serious Illnesses
If you are diagnosed with one of 91 specified serious illnesses during the term of your policy, a lump sum will be paid out. 55 full payment illnesses and 36 partial payment illnesses are covered.
Free Children's Cover
The policy pays 50% of the specified Illness lump sum to a maximum of €25,000 if one of the life insured’s children are diagnosed with a full specified illness or €7,500 for partial. An amount of €4,000 is payable on the death of a child during the term of your policy.
This applies to all the natural and/or legally adopted children of a Life Insured who are aged between 30 days and 18 years at the date the benefit is payable and also to those who are aged between 21 and 25 years who are in full-time education.
Life Choice Benefits
Life Events – Allows you increase your life cover amount by the lower of 50% of your cover amount, or €100,000, without having to provide evidence of health, within 3 months of: a mortgage increase due to moving house; getting married, or having or adopting a child. The max increase over the term of the policy is the lower of 100% of the lump sum amount, or €200,000 (expires age 55).
Terminal Illness Benefit
If you are diagnosed with a terminal illness within 18 months of the end date of your policy, your full life cover sum will be paid out. A terminal illness is defined as one with which you are given less than 12 months to live.