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Umbrella Insurance

Umbrella Insurance

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Don’t let it rain on your future and your dreams by not being protected from a large lawsuit judgment. Coverage is available for renters, condominium owners, mobile home/manufacturing homeowners and homeowners. Shop, compare, and save with a comparative rate quote from four companies.

What you need to know about Umbrella Insurance

What Is Umbrella Insurance?

Umbrella insurance is a form of liability insurance that will supplement your basic liability policies, such as your auto, home or renters insurance. An umbrella liability policy covers a much higher limit and goes above and beyond claims directly relating to your home and auto.
The main purpose of your umbrella policy is to protect your assets from an unforeseen event, such as a tragic accident in which you are held responsible for damages or bodily injuries. If another party files a lawsuit against you, your umbrella coverage will pay for the damages you’re legally responsible for up to the policy limit.

What Does Umbrella Insurance Cover?

An umbrella policy provides additional coverage or “excess liability” above the limits of your basic policies. It can protect you from bodily injury liability claims and property damage liability claims. Umbrella policies also provide a broader form of coverage and can help cover legal fees, false arrest, libel, and slander.

How Does Umbrella Insurance Work?

Your umbrella insurance can come into play if you are found liable and need to pay damages, or if you are sued and need to pay for your legal defense – even if the result is that you are not found to be responsible. An umbrella policy only pays once your basic liability limits have been exhausted or the claim is excluded from the basic liability coverage. The claim will be made against you, the policyholder, on behalf of the wronged party. Then your insurance company may pay the settlement amount up to the limits of your coverage. If the settlement amount exceeds your coverage limits, you are responsible for paying the remaining amount out of pocket. A personal umbrella insurance policy provides additional layers of liability protection in the event of a large claim in which your auto or homeowner’s liability limits are exhausted. Your umbrella insurance policy takes over to provide additional or excess coverage protection with limits from 1 million to 10 million.

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