Key research findings
- Dislocations, sprains, torn muscles or ligaments (15%) were the most common injuries, followed by serious cuts, open wounds or bruising (12%).
- Falling was the most common cause (27%), closely followed by ‘hitting something' or being ‘hit by something' (20%).
- Generation Y (18-34) and Gen X (35-49) are more accident prone, and also more likely to administer their own medical treatment when compared to Baby Boomers.
- Western Australian women (34%) are more accident prone than those living in Queensland and South Australia (both 25%).
"For more than a century products have been offered that cater for the main income earner of a household, typically men, if they get sick or injured," Ms Argent said today.
"We will pay women up to $900 a week if customers are hurt or ill, which could be spent on a cleaner, cook, nanny or to pay someone to do their grocery shopping while they rest and recover. Ultimately the choice is theirs.
"Million Dollar Woman is a new brand that helps mothers, daughters, wives, sisters, and girlfriends embrace financial security and independence."
Million Dollar Woman's Day-to-Day Living Expenses Cover is available for around $2.50 a day and will pay out up to $900 a week for up to 13 weeks4 each time the policyholder is sick or injured.
The process is also supported by a new and hassle-free claims procedure and is based on the policyholder's ability to perform their normal domestic responsibilities.
All they need is confirmation of their condition from their doctor.
Adam Connolly - 0417 170 084
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