Heart patient loses legal fight over insurance

Florence Crowley claimed he was unfairly penalised because of cardiologist's decision

23rd December, 2016
Tallaght Hospital preformed an angioplasty and stenting operation on Florence Crowley in 2010

A heart patient who was refused an insurance payment under a serious illness policy has had a legal challenge dismissed by the Court of Appeal.

In 2010, Zurich Life rejected an insurance claim by Florence Crowley on the basis that he had received treatment to correct narrowing of one coronary artery and not two or more, as required by the policy.

Crowley took out cover with Zurich’s predecessor Eagle Star in 2002 and was paying his...

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