Next-of-kin of MH370 passengers in Malaysia can start to file for insurance claims
Published on Mar 27, 2014 4:24 PM
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Next-of-kin of those on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 can start to file for life insurance claims now without having to wait for death certificates.
Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) president Vincent Kwo said that in view of the special circumstances of the tragedy, life insurance companies in Malaysia had agreed to accord special priority in facilitating and expediting claims payment.
"Once the proper claimant has been identified, payment can be processed within a week," he said in a press statement on Thursday.
MH370 was on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 when it went missing from the radar screen 40 minutes into the journey.
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