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Car Insurance - Legal Expenses

Legal Expenses - 25.00 (Included in Prestige Car Insurance)

What benefits will I receive?

With Car Legal Expenses cover, you will receive up to 100,000 of legal protection to safeguard against the effects of uninsured losses and personal injury claims as a result of an accident that is not your fault provided you have the contact details of whoever caused the accident, and the legal team think that there is more than a 50% chance of winning the case and achieving a positive outcome.

    Additional benefits include

  • Motor Prosecution Defence - Costs to defend legal action in respect of a motoring offence arising from your use of the vehicle covered on your main policy, unless it is for driving whilst you don't have a licence, are disqualified, or under the influence of drink or drugs.
  • Legal and Tax Helpline - 24 hour advisory service for telephone advice on any private legal or tax problem of concern to you.
  • Motor Contract - Costs to pursue or defend any future contract dispute; relating to the sale or purchase of vehicle goods or services, including the vehicle itself.
  • Law Assistance - an online legal document service providing:

  • Access to a range of free legal documents
    A step by step walkthrough to assist in completing the documents
    Access to a variety of additional family law documents which can be tried for free before purchasing.
    For full details of the cover, terms, conditions and exclusions; please refer to the Policy Wording.
  • Legal Expenses policies with a start date prior to 6th March 2013
    With Legal Expenses purchased before the 6th March 2013, you receive up to 75,000 of legal expenses to safeguard against the effects of uninsured losses and personal injury claims as a result of an accident that is not your fault, provided you have the contact details of whoever caused the accident, and the legal team think you are more likely than not to recover your uninsured loss and that your loss is more than the expected costs of taking legal action against your opponent.
    For full details of the cover, terms, conditions and exclusions; please refer to the Policy Wording.
    • Sale of vehicle
    • Challenging parking penalties

Important notes

This optional extra is only valid for the period of motor insurance however it can be purchased midway through your policy; if you change your vehicle or when you renew your insurance policy. No refund of premium will be provided upon cancellation, after the initial 14 day cooling-off period.

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Saturday 9am – 4pm

Two different levels of cover:

Standard Prestige
Rescue Service following an accident Included Included
Courtesy car Included Included
Legal Advice helpline Included Included
Breakdown Cover (Europe) Optional Included
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