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

  • Legal cases are conducted by experienced, specialist legal professionals.
  • Costs of up to CHF 600,000 covered in legal disputes.
  • Free choice of lawyer if you have to go to court.

Good to know

Discount for you
10% discount if you're already insured with CSS. Plus, up to 5% for multi-year contracts.
Here for you
Free advice by phone on questions concerning Swiss law.
Entire household
It protects not only you, but everyone else who lives with you.
Retention fee
There is no retention fee and no minimum amount in dispute.

How Legal Expenses Insurance works

Legal Expenses Insurance covers the cost of your legal dispute

Here for you when needed

Many conflicts in our lives arise unexpectedly. Legal Expenses Insurance gives you peace of mind.

Private Legal Expenses

This insurance protects you as an employee, tenant, homeowner, neighbour, consumer and policyholder.

Traffic Legal Expenses

Whether you’re the driver, owner, keeper, buyer or lessee of a motor vehicle: we’ve got you comprehensively covered.

As individual as you are

The supplementary insurance options let you choose exactly the cover you need.

Frequently asked questions

Why do I need Legal Expenses Insurance?

You might suddenly find yourself in need of legal protection: unfair dismissal, a dispute with neighbours, adverse events during medical treatment or defective appliances. Legal Expenses Insurance protects you and everyone who lives with you.

Is CSS itself the provider of Legal Expenses Insurance?

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

Can I insure other risks?

Yes. You can also insure:

  • Internet legal expenses (covering phishing, hacking and credit card fraud)
  • Bullying legal expenses (covering workplace bullying, threats and blackmail)
  • Legal expenses for patients (covering disputes with doctors and hospitals)
  • Legal expenses for other properties in Switzerland
  • Legal expenses for landlords in Switzerland

What is covered?

The following costs are covered:

  • Full coverage of lawyers' fees and court costs
  • Legal opinions and appraisals
  • Any legal costs awarded to the opposing party
  • Translation and travel costs

How can I cancel the insurance?

The insurance can be cancelled at the end of the minimum contract term by giving 3 months' notice.


Personal advice

Get in touch for a personal consultation.

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10% discount if you're already insured with CSS

Household Contents Insurance

Insure your belongings – both at home and away from home.

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