GEICO’s umbrella insurance policy will cover claims that are beyond the financial limits or scope of your existing policies. It can add up to $1 million in additional liability coverage to car, boat, homeowners or professional insurance policies. The average cost of a $1 million policy is less than $300 per year. If you can take advantage of GEICO’s multi-policy discount, or other discounts that you might be eligible for, you could bring the annual cost down to $100 or less.
The GEICO umbrella policy’s additional liability coverage can protect you from a serious financial hit. If you injure someone or damage their property, your liability insurance pays the claim up to the limit written in your policy. But if the loss exceeds the limit and you don’t have umbrella coverage, you’ll have to pay the rest yourself. For example, if someone gets hurt falling down your porch steps and wins a claim against you for $800,000, and your homeowners liability limit is $300,000, you may have to pay $500,000 out of your pocket. If you have GEICO umbrella insurance, however, the policy would cover the difference.
GEICO’s umbrella insurance also covers your defense costs in case of a lawsuit and pays for many kinds of damages other policies don’t. Examples include mental anguish, injuries caused by a pet, libel, injuries on a rental property, or even false arrest by a police officer.
GEICO umbrella insurance offers generous coverage at a relatively low cost. You can get a personalized quote at (866) 272-5192 or on the GEICO website.
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