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Fortuna-Generali legal protection insurance

Here you can find information on Fortuna-Generali legal protection insurance. The information is divided into products, company details and miscellaneous.
The general information on private and motor legal protection applies to all insurance companies.

Fortuna-Generali products

  • Fortuna Generali Top (Personal legal protection)


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law
    • Ownership and property law
    • Employment law
    • Tenancy law
    • Patient law
    • Travel law
    • Other contract law (disputes in connection with consumer agreements and other agreements governed by the Swiss Code of Obligations)
    • Neighbours' rights law
    • Internet law
    • Association law
    • Personality rights
    • Inheritance law
    • Marital and divorce law
    • Copyright

    Switzerland: up to CHF 1,000,000 per legal case
    Europe: up to CHF 500,000 per legal case
    Rest of the world: up to CHF 100,000 per legal case

    In addition:
    • Up to CHF 10,000 per legal case in the area of neighbours' rights law, internet law and association law
    • Up to CHF 3,000 per legal case in the area of personality rights, inheritance law, marital law and copyright
    • Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody
    • Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice

    • Court and other procedural costs (including any accruing ruling fees and administrative fees)
    • Any reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded by the court or in a settlement to the insured person
    • Travelling costs associated with travelling to court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)
    • Translation costs associated with court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)

    Europe:
    The insurance cover in Europe applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law, travel law, patient law, other contract law and internet law.

    Rest of the World:
    The insurance cover for the rest of the world applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law, travel law, patient law, other contract law and internet law.

    Switzerland:
    For all other areas, insurance cover applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is considered equivalent to Switzerland.



    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.

    Specifics
    Real estate legal protection insurance / legal protection for landlords is also available as a supplementary module to a personal legal protection insurance TOP policy.
  • Fortuna Generali Top (Motor legal protection)


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law
    • Ownership and property law
    • Vehicle contract law
    • License suspension
    • Vehicle taxation

    Switzerland: up to CHF 1,000,000 per legal case
    Europe: up to CHF 500,000 per legal case
    Rest of the world: up to CHF 100,000 per legal case

    In addition:
    • Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody
    • Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice

    • Court and other procedural costs (including any accruing ruling fees and administrative fees)
    • Any reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded by the court or in a settlement to the insured person
    • Necessary travelling costs associated with travelling to court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)
    • Translation costs associated with necessary court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)

    Europe:
    The insurance cover in Europe applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law and vehicle contract law.

    Rest of the World:
    The insurance cover for the rest of the world applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law and vehicle contract law.

    Switzerland:
    For all other areas, insurance cover applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is considered equivalent to Switzerland.



    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts
    • Participation in a race, competition or training drive on a circuit or racetrack
    • Blood alcohol level of 1.5‰ or more or if the driver had consumed other prohibited substances

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.
  • Fortuna Generali Top (Personal and motor legal protection)

    Personal legal protection


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law
    • Ownership and property law
    • Employment law
    • Tenancy law
    • Patient law
    • Travel law
    • Other contract law (disputes in connection with consumer agreements and other agreements governed by the Swiss Code of Obligations)
    • Neighbours' rights law
    • Internet law
    • Association law
    • Personality rights
    • Inheritance law
    • Marital and divorce law
    • Copyright

    Switzerland: up to CHF 1,000,000 per legal case
    Europe: up to CHF 500,000 per legal case
    Rest of the world: up to CHF 100,000 per legal case

    In addition:
    • Up to CHF 10,000 per legal case in the area of neighbours' rights law, internet law and association law
    • Up to CHF 3,000 per legal case in the area of personality rights, inheritance law, marital law and copyright
    • Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody
    • Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice

    • Court and other procedural costs (including any accruing ruling fees and administrative fees)
    • Any reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded by the court or in a settlement to the insured person
    • Travelling costs associated with travelling to court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)
    • Translation costs associated with court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)

    Europe:
    The insurance cover in Europe applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law, travel law, patient law, other contract law and internet law.

    Rest of the World:
    The insurance cover for the rest of the world applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law, travel law, patient law, other contract law and internet law.

    Switzerland:
    For all other areas, insurance cover applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is considered equivalent to Switzerland.



    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.

    Specifics
    Real estate legal protection insurance / legal protection for landlords is also available as a supplementary module to a personal legal protection insurance TOP policy.

    Motor legal protection


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law
    • Ownership and property law
    • Vehicle contract law
    • License suspension
    • Vehicle taxation

    Switzerland: up to CHF 1,000,000 per legal case
    Europe: up to CHF 500,000 per legal case
    Rest of the world: up to CHF 100,000 per legal case

    In addition:
    • Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody
    • Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice

    • Court and other procedural costs (including any accruing ruling fees and administrative fees)
    • Any reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded by the court or in a settlement to the insured person
    • Necessary travelling costs associated with travelling to court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)
    • Translation costs associated with necessary court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)

    Europe:
    The insurance cover in Europe applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law and vehicle contract law.

    Rest of the World:
    The insurance cover for the rest of the world applies to the following legal areas: Civil damages law, criminal law and vehicle contract law.

    Switzerland:
    For all other areas, insurance cover applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is considered equivalent to Switzerland.



    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts
    • Participation in a race, competition or training drive on a circuit or racetrack
    • Blood alcohol level of 1.5‰ or more or if the driver had consumed other prohibited substances

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.
  • Fortuna Generali Basic (Personal legal protection)


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law (without social insurance law)
    • Employment law
    • Tenancy law
    • Other contract law (purchase, barter, donation, loan and works agreements)


    Up to CHF 250,000 per legal case in Switzerland
    Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody

    In addition:
    Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice


    • Court and other procedural costs (any ruling fees and administrative fees excluded)
    • Reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded to the insured by the court or in a settlement

    Switzerland:
    Insurance cover only applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is equated with Switzerland.


    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.
  • Fortuna Generali Basic (Motor legal protection)


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law
    • License suspension
    • Vehicle taxation

    Up to CHF 250,000 per legal case in Switzerland
    Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody

    In addition:
    Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice


    • Court and other procedural costs (including any accruing ruling fees and administrative fees)
    • Any reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded by the court or in a settlement to the insured person
    • Necessary travelling costs associated with travelling to court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)
    • Translation costs associated with necessary court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)

    Switzerland:
    Insurance cover only applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is equated with Switzerland.


    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts
    • Participation in a race, competition or training drive on a circuit or racetrack
    • Blood alcohol level of 1.5‰ or more or if the driver had consumed other prohibited substances

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.
  • Fortuna Generali Basic (Personal and motor legal protection)

    Personal legal protection


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law (without social insurance law)
    • Employment law
    • Tenancy law
    • Other contract law (purchase, barter, donation, loan and works agreements)


    Up to CHF 250,000 per legal case in Switzerland
    Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody

    In addition:
    Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice


    • Court and other procedural costs (any ruling fees and administrative fees excluded)
    • Reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded to the insured by the court or in a settlement

    Switzerland:
    Insurance cover only applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is equated with Switzerland.


    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.

    Motor legal protection


    Individual

    • Policyholder

    Family

    • Policyholder
    • Spouse or partner
    • Relatives, provided they permanently reside in the same household


    • Civil damages law
    • Criminal law
    • Victim support law
    • Insurance law
    • License suspension
    • Vehicle taxation

    Up to CHF 250,000 per legal case in Switzerland
    Advance of bail up to CHF 100,000 to avoid being remanded in custody

    In addition:
    Legal hotline for initial legal information and advice


    • Court and other procedural costs (including any accruing ruling fees and administrative fees)
    • Any reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
    • Costs of expert opinions
    • Costs of mediation proceedings in Switzerland
    • Collection costs for amounts awarded by the court or in a settlement to the insured person
    • Necessary travelling costs associated with travelling to court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)
    • Translation costs associated with necessary court proceedings abroad (up to CHF 5,000)

    Switzerland:
    Insurance cover only applies to legal cases for which the place of jurisdiction is located in Switzerland and to which Swiss law applies. The Principality of Liechtenstein is equated with Switzerland.


    • Disputes among relatives as well as among persons insured under the same policy
    • Disputes in relation to full or part-time self-employment
    • Disputes in connection with a deliberate crime, misdemeanour, infraction or attempt thereof of which the insured person is accused
    • Disputes subject to the Debt Enforcement and Bankruptcy Act (SchKG) or arising in connection with the pure collection of debts
    • Participation in a race, competition or training drive on a circuit or racetrack
    • Blood alcohol level of 1.5‰ or more or if the driver had consumed other prohibited substances

    Should it be necessary to enlist the services of a lawyer, the insured person may freely choose a legal representative in consultation with Fortuna. If Fortuna declines to engage the chosen legal representative, the insured person may propose three other, mutually independent legal representatives, of which Fortuna must appoint one.

    Assessment by a qualified lawyer or professor of law acting as sole arbitrator. If the parties are unable to agree on a sole arbitrator, the applicable provisions of the Swiss Code of Civil Procedure shall apply.

    Three months before contract expiry.

    The beginning and end of the insurance contract are specified in the policy. The minimum term is one year.

    Action in case of a claim
    Once a claim has been reported, Fortuna will discuss the procedure to be taken together with the insured person. The insured person must provide Fortuna and the appointed representative with all documents and information pertaining to the case, completely and truthfully.


Company data of Fortuna-Generali

Headquarters: Adliswil
Premium volume 2010 in millions: 24.4
Insurance company: Fortuna Rechtsschutz-Versicherungsgesellschaft AG

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