Specified Illness Claims (SIC)
- In 2011, Irish Life paid out over €35.8 million in specified illness cover
- The main causes of claims were malignant cancer 62%, heart-related conditions 22%, strokes 4% and multiple sclerosis 4%.
- In 2011, Irish Life paid out more than €81.5 million.
- The average payment was over €62,158 per claim.
- The average age of adult claims was 61.
- Cancer was the biggest cause of claims, accounting for 44%.