If you have considerable assets, you may be a candidate for umbrella insurance. Umbrella insurance gives you extra liability protection above the limits of your home, auto or renter’s liability coverage. Liability coverage is the part of your insurance that protects you against injuries or property damage to other people in accidents you cause. If you cause an accident where injuries or damage exceeds that of your primary liability coverage, umbrella insurance will pick up where your other policies leave off. In this case, umbrella insurance from 925 Partners in Jacksonville, FL can protect your valuable assets from serious mishaps you may be held responsible for.
Here are three ways an umbrella policy can benefit you:
- Bodily Injury – If you’re found at fault for a home or auto accident that causes severe injuries to someone, you could be held responsible for paying his or her medical costs. The high cost of hospital and doctor bills could easily deplete the limits of your home or auto liability coverage. If so, umbrella insurance will kick in to pay for remaining medical costs, saving you from financial loss.
- Property Damage – In like manner, umbrella insurance can be used to pay for damage to others’ property in accidents you cause. Umbrella coverage begins once the limits of your primary liability coverage have been exhausted. This saves you from dipping into savings, retirement, or investment funds to cover these costs.
- Actions that Can Lead to Lawsuit – If you’re found guilty of slander, libel, or other acts that cause people extreme mental anguish, you could be sued for damages. Umbrella liability insurance can help cover your legal costs and settlement, up to the limits of your umbrella policy.
To learn more about umbrella insurance and the benefits it has to offer, call us to visit us at 925 Partners in Jacksonville, FL.