Keith Brandstedter, Glatfelter Specialty Benefits President, discusses the importance of coverage in this National Volunteer Fire Council newsletter
Did you know that firefighters are up to 100 times more likely to have a heart attack while battling to put out a fire or that they are 14 times more likely to suffer a heart attack when simply responding to an alarm? Most organizations have coverage to help families cope with potential tragic losses, but what if the firefighter survives a tragic event?
Life insurance does not pay benefits unless a firefighter dies, but critical Illness coverage can help. If one of your members gets sick, a Critical Illness policy can offer lump sum funds that can provide financial assistance when it is truly needed the most.
Read more from the NVFC newsletter: https://www.nvfc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/VFIS-Newsletter-Cancer.pdf