What is “total and permanent disablement”?

Insurers generally define total and permanent disablement in one of two ways:

  1. Any occupation or Standard cover – This is when you are unlikely to be able to work again in any occupation that you’re trained, educated or experienced in;
  2. Own occupation or Occupation specific cover – This is when you’re unlikely to be able to work again in your usual occupation.

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