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 1,000,000 covered in legal disputes.
  • 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

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


Personal advice

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