Mann spielt Waldhorn

Legal Expenses Insurance

A legal dispute can quickly cost a lot of money. We protect you with Private Legal Expenses Insurance and Traffic Legal Expenses Insurance.

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The advantages for you

  • Costs of up to CHF 1,000,000 are covered in legal disputes.
  • Legal cases are conducted by experienced, specialist legal professionals.
  • Free choice of lawyer if you have to go to court.
  • Alongside private legal expenses and traffic legal expenses, you can also take out insurance for internet legal expenses and legal expenses for patients.
  • Free advice by phone on questions concerning Swiss law.

Legal expenses insurance at a glance

Entire household

It protects not only you, but everyone else who lives with you.

No deductible

There’s no deductible and no minimum amount in dispute.

Save on premiums

Up to 15% discount if you’re already insured with CSS under a multi-year contract.

Combination discount

Combine traffic and private legal expenses cover and save on premiums.

These costs will be paid

All lawyers fees and court costs, legal opinions and experts, the other party’s legal costs (if you lose) and the cost of translations and travel in connection with a court case.

Worth knowing about legal expenses insurance

What cover is important to you? We recommend our policy add-ons for extra protection at home and away from home. Choose precisely the cover you need.

Frequently asked questions

No. This insurance is offered in partnership with Orion Rechtsschutz-Versicherung AG, Basel.

Yes. Refugees from Ukraine with S status are included in the insurance – regardless of whether you have cover for one or more people. This applies until they leave Switzerland or, at the latest, until their S status comes to an end.

If refugees are living in your holiday home, they have no cover for legal expenses. However, if you have personal liability or household contents insurance from CSS, you can get free legal advice by phone for the refugees.

The insurance can be cancelled at the end of the minimum contract term by giving three months' notice.