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Grandad dying of cancer blasts insurance company who won't pay out a penny

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A grandfather facing terminal cancer, who paid out life insurance premiums for 15 years, has been left devastated after learning he cannot access a life inusrance payout.

Shaun Pinkney, 53, is ineligible to make a claim due to Aviva's policy, which stipulates that individuals with terminal illnesses must have at least 18 months remaining on their plan, reports Manchester Evening News.Despite being a father of four and a grandfather of six from Salford, Shaun cannot renew his policy due to his diagnosis.

Expressing frustration, he remarked, "So, if I'd got terminal cancer six months earlier than when I was diagnosed, they would have paid out?

It's absolutely ridiculous."In April 2023, Shaun was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a form of bone marrow cancer. A year following this diagnosis, he received a reminder of his life insurance policy from Aviva, prompting him to consider renewing the plan he had invested in for 15 years.With the hope of enjoying "one last holiday" with his family, he contacted Aviva to renew his wife's policy and to cash out his own.He said: "I rang Aviva up.

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