Legal expense insurance is designed to give you peace of mind by helping you find one or more solutions to a legal problem. You will be equipped to deal with “legal accidents” and will also know your rights, avoid problems and, often, find much simpler solutions than anticipated.
In the event a covered dispute occurs, you select the lawyer of your choice and the legal expense insurance will cover the lawyer’s fees, external expert’s expenses and legal cost up to the determined limit of your policy.
Legal expense insurance also provides you telephone legal assistance. It gives you access to a team of experienced lawyers that can assist you on all aspects of the law that can affect your everyday lives. Unlimited number and length of calls.
Legal expense insurance covers a wide variety of dispute concerning, for example:
- Consumer transaction
- Bodily injury
- Principal and secondary residences
- Income security
- Employment issues
It also covers non-litigated cases related to settlement of an estate and protective supervision plan: guardianship, tutor, curator.
Legal expense insurance can be tailored for the benefit of:
- Individuals and their family
- Small business or self-employed worker
- Professional or association of professionals
- Employee program
- Amateur sport associations and other associations
For more details on your specific needs; contact an Echelon Insurance broker near you.