The policy offers compensation to the insured incase of bodily injury or death directly and solely as a result of an accident by external, visible and violent means. It does NOT cover death or injury due to any illness or disease.
The policy operates worldwide and is 24hour coverage.
Different coverage is available ranging from restricted cover of Death only, to comprehensive cover covering death, permanent disablements and temporary total disablements.
Family Package cover is available to Individuals under Personal Accident Policy whereby the proposer, spouse and dependent children can be covered under a single policy.
Group personal accident policies are also available for specified groups.
Note: Percentage sums payable are determined on an individual basis according to the specific needs and requirements of the Life Assured.
The following types of coverage is offered under a Personal Accident policy:
Accidental bodily injury which shall within six calendar months from the occurrence thereof solely and directly cause the death of the Life Assured.
LOSS OF LIMBS OR EYES
Accidental bodily injury which shall within six calendar months from the occurrence thereof cause or
necessarily result in the loss by physical separation at or above the wrist or ankle of one or more
limbs or the complete and irrevocable loss of all sight in one or both eyes.
TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABLEMENT
Accidental bodily injury which while not resulting in loss of limbs or sight solely and directly totally disable and prevent the Life Assured from attending to his business or occupation or to business of any kind on proof satisfactory to the insurance company that such disablement has continued for two years from the date of the accident and will in all probability continue for the remainder of the Life Assured’s Life.
Accident bodily injury which shall solely and directly totally disable and prevent the Life Assured from
attending to his business or occupation compensation during such partial disablement for a period
which together with any period during which temporary total disablement benefit is paid under Item 4
does not exceed 104 successive weeks.
TEMPORARY PARTIAL DISABLEMENT
Accidental bodily injury which shall solely and directly partially disable and prevent the Life Assured from attending to a substantial part of his business or occupation compensation during such partial disablement for a period which together with any period during which temporary total disablement benefit is paid under Item 4 does not exceed 104 successive weeks.
Medical expenses necessarily incurred in connection with accidental bodily injury sustained by a Life
Assured and caused by violent external and visible means but not exceeding for any one Life
Assured the sum stated in the schedule.
WHO CAN TAKE THE POLICY?
Any adult residing in Uganda can take the policy covering himself / herself and dependent family members between the ages of 5 and 70yrs.