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    One of the purest forms of life insurance is a term insurance plan. These plans have been around for a long time, and are among one of the most popular choice for millions of individuals looking to get life insurance to protect their loved ones.Term insurance plan are characterized by certain features which are almost uniformly seen in most term plans. These include offering a high amount of sum assured cover, affordable premiums, fixed policy period ranging from 5 to 30 years, and provision of a death benefit which is provided when the policyholder passes away before the end of the policy term.

    When it comes to insurance, many people still view it as an investment, which may not be the correct way of approaching the product. A term insurance plan is not an investment, but a tool to ensure your family’s financial stability, if you happen to pass away suddenly. It is only an investment towards your own peace of mind that you get knowing that your loved ones will be provided for if something were to happen to you.

    Speaking on the topic of coverage that is provided by a term insurance plan, there are certain causes of demise which are covered, and some which aren’t covered. Listed below are some of the causes of death which may not be covered under a term insurance policy, and for which, a claim may not be approved by the insurer. This is not an exhaustive list, and may differ from insurer to insurer, as well as the terms and conditions of your policy.

    • If you have not fully disclosed all facts pertaining to what has been asked on your insurance proposal.
    • If death has been caused due to a disability or a critical illness that is not covered under the policy.
    • If the beneficiary is under 18 years of age or a minor. In this case, the sum insured benefit is usually paid out to the minor’s guardian or a trustee appointed by the insured.
    • In case there is a difference in nominee details in your insurance policy, and your will. The sum insured will be paid out to the beneficiary named in the policy.
    • If you survive your policy term, no payout will be made.
    • If the insured policyholder commits suicide. Usually, in case of death due to suicide, there is a contestability period that is applicable. If the suicide has taken place after this period, the policy may honour the claim. However, this is subject to the terms and conditions of the policy.
    • If the policyholder has been killed while they were in a country that is out of the scope of the policy’s coverage.
    • If the policyholder is killed during any war or war-like activity.
    • Most policies will not provide cover for high-risk or extreme sports activities like sky-diving, bungee jumping, etc. Death due to participation in a restricted activity will result in a loss of claim.
    • The policy will definitely not provide cover if it has lapsed due to non-payment of premiums, even beyond the revival period.

    Life insurance is an agreement between the insurer and the insured, on the principle of utmost good faith. When taking a life insurance policy, it is important for the insured to find out every last detail pertaining to the exclusions under the policy they are looking to purchase, so as to avoid having a claim rejected. It is also the duty of the insurer to inform the buyer about the same, so as to help them understand the exact coverage they will be getting under the plan they are looking to purchase.

    Causes Of Death That Are Not Covered Under a Term Plan Reviews

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    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Excellent service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken one life insurance policy with LIC. I am using this service for long time. My relative is agent of lic so he explain me all procedure and i have applied for life insurance from him only and i use to give premium in quarterly bases , i use to pay through on line around 3190 as premium amount they use to charge me.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Max Life Insurance
      "GOOD"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      My experience with the MAX LIFE INSURANCE is very good and i am using it from past ten years the maturity period is for 15 years where the premium i pay on monthly basis through the offline. This gives the coverage is for self and i am satisfied with this policy.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have take my life insurance policy from Life insurance corporation of India. The policy cover with all benefits like illness coverage, i use to pay my premium through credit card or debit card, i am happy with the benefit they have provide me i use to pay premium in every 4 quarterly month , i have been holding various different pocily in LIC.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Max Life Insurance
      "Good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have been holding my Term insurance with Max life insurance, there service they are given me is good, i use to pay premium on yearly bases, and they have charged me up to 21,000 which was nominal for me and the agent had clearly explain about the policy coverage in this insurance, i use to pay premium through off line mode.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "GOOD SERVICE"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have purchased the life insurance policy with the LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA where the name of the policy is JEEVAN LAKHSYA and JEEVAN SARAL and i am holding it from past 10 years. The maturity period is for 20 years. The premium i pay on a monthly once where the Coverage is for family.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • HDFC Life Life Insurance
      "Good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have been using the HDFC Life Insurance policy for a while. they charge nominal premium for this policy it also offers accidental benefits and I make payment at the branches. so in terms of features and their service it has been a good experience with them. HDFC Life is a recommendable insurance provider.
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      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Good pension plan"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      6 months before, i have purchased the pension plan. I pay the premium of Rs. 6000 per annum. Depends on the age eligibility criteria they have given the plan. I pay the premium through the agent for the first time and after that i pay through the online portal. I chosen LIC because of my mother has taken LIC policy. They have given good returns.
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      , vellore
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Okay to have a policy with LIC"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      For my family, i have taken the life insurance policy with LIC. Because of the available agents, i never interacted with customer care. The agent is providing very good information about the policy details. I have choosen the coverage value of Rs. 2 lakhs. 2 months back i have got this policy which is pension plan with a tenure period of 25 years. I have to pay the premium for 15 years. I have chosen the annual payment mode with the premium of Rs. 11000.
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      , vellore
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Excellent service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I am holding my life insurance with Life insurance corporation of India, their service is too good, actually my father had applied the life insurance on my behalf the agent had explain him about the policy and the premium amount my father use to manage so it is nominal and my father use to pay premium through agent itself.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Future investment"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have taken a life insurance policy through an agent many years back. It is a long term policy for 20 years. The policy coverage and the plan benefits are satisfactory. I am paying yearly 8,000 rupees through cheque. The payment mode is convenient. After maturity, I will be getting good return.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "GOOD SERVICE"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have purchased the JEEVAN ANAND policy from the LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA where i am holding it from past ten years the tenuity period is for 12 years. The policy is for self and the premium i pay through credit card for 3 months once.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "GOOD SERVICE"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken the life insurance policy with the LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA where i am using it from past ten years. The name of the policy is JEEVAN SARAL policy the maturity period is for 15 years and the premium i pay for 6 months once.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Max Life Insurance
      "Necessary policy for any human being"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have taken my term insurance with Max Life Insurance. I have opened this life insurance policy 2 months before and chosen the monthly payment mode. I pay the premium of 1190. They are providing the coverage value of Rs. 75 lakhs. They are covering the accidental benefits of 10 lakhs and partial disability benefits. I can able to utilize the policy upto 75 years.
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      , faridabad
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "GOOD SERVICE"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      The name of the policy from the LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA is JEEVAN ANAND policy that i am using it from past ten years. The premium i pay on a monthly basis as a auto debit option from my account also the process is good. The maturity period is for 20 years where the coverage is for self.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Good policy"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I took a life insurance policy with LIC recently before 2 months. It is a Jeevan Slab policy. It was taken for future and tax benefits. They provided a proper service. The policy period is 10 years and the maturity value is more than 6L. The payment mode is cheque and gonna change to ECS. Am paying Rs.6500 quarterly.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "Good policy"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken a life insurance with LIC. It is a long term policy. The policy name is JEEVAN JOTHI and the tenure period is 20 years. The policy coverage is 45L and will get benefits as 40% of the premium. I am paying quarterly around Rs.12,500 through cash. The agent is very good and helpful.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , coimbatore
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "BAD EXPERINCE"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I am not happy by holding the JEEVAN SARAL Policy with the LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA because the service is not good where the documentation changes are not on time. The premium i pay for one thousand rupees where i have taken it on 2001 also the tenuity is for 15 years.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , pune
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • LIC Life Insurance
      "BAD EXPERINCE"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I haev purchased my life insurance policy with the LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA since from 2001 where the process is not good the customer service is not responsive from the LIC. I am holding the JEEVAN SARAL policy the maturity period is for 25 years the premium also i pay 2k.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , pune
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Tata AIA Life Insurance
      "Bad service"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I have been using life insurance with TATA AIG GENERAL INSURANCE there service is not up to the mark this policy while i have applied they said it will cover up to 10,00,000, i have been taken this insurance for my wife they said 10,00,000 rupee they will cover it but i did not get they said that you will get interest on that which premium you had paid yet not 10,00,000 a hole.so they did not kept their words.
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      , noida
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
    • Future Generali Life Life Insurance
      "Good"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a life insurance with Future Generali. It was taken by my Father and not sure about the policy benefits. It is a long term policy. I am paying between 12K to 13K yearly. I pay the premium by cheque. It was taken in 2016. I do get sms and emails for due date.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018
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