Nobody likes to think about bad things happening to them, so it should probably not be a surprise that many people fail to take out protection insurance that would help them or their family in the case of accident, illness or death.

When people consider this kind of cover they typically look to life insurance, but cover that can protect you if you have an accident, or fall ill, is also an important thing to consider. 


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