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Life Insurance Firms Refusing to Insure Swine Flu Victims says major Canadian insurance broker
Date:10/30/2009

Swine Flu victims trying to get life insurance coverage might be out of luck. Major insurers are denying discrimination against Swine Flu victims but when LSM Insurance recently called to get a policy they were denied.

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) October 30, 2009 -- Most major life insurance firms will not cover recent swine flu victims. Since July independent Canadian life insurance broker Lorne S. Marr has been warning people about the danger swine flu represents to life insurance coverage.

While many insurance companies media departments insist that individuals with Swine Flu can obtain life insurance, Mr. Marr says that the reality on the ground is very different.

"They catch you with indirect questions about when the last time was you saw your doctor. You have to give the reason for the visit. And then, it's gotcha time," outlines Marr. "Once they know you've been to see the doctor about Swine Flu, you'll have to wait three months to a year to get coverage."

Moneysense.ca journalist Rob Gerlsbeck wanted to verify Mr. Marr's claims. First he called a major Canadian insurer's press department to ask about such a rule.

"One spokesperson told me I could qualify for a policy even if I had the swine flu right now. To check, I called her company's 1-800 number and asked to take out life insurance. I pretended that I'd recently been released from hospital with a bout with swine flu. After several back and forths with an underwriter, the phone representative said th
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