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Cash benefits for sports injury treatment

Pinnacle Insurance is offering four protection products to protect against sports injuries with premiums starting as low as £4.95 a month.

There are four types of cover – junior, standard, plus and extra – all offering financial support to amateur athletes. They provide cash benefits for private treatment to speed recovery.

Junior is aimed at youngsters up to 18 and has offers cash towards physiotherapy, broken bones, dental costs and hospitalisation.

The plus and extra sports accident policies offer up to £500 a month to make up for loss of earnings. For those whose recovery is critical, extra also includes payments of up to £2,000 for broken or fractured bones and up to £2,500 for dental work.

New products director Tony Claytor says: “While Manchester United pay David Beckham, on or off the pitch, many employers will not extend the same luxury to employees whose sports injury necessitates prolonged time off work. Our sports accident cover provides crucial support to policyholders who have taken a nasty tumble while competing or training.”

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