Drivers' Legal Protection Insurance

Stay on track with the right legal expenses insurance

Disputes on the road are an everyday occurrence. Orion motor legal expenses insurance saves you money and calms your nerves. Whether you’re filing a criminal complaint against other road users or having issues with a leasing contract: your rights are fully protected.

At a glance

  • Legal expenses insurer Orion is Zurich's reliable partner in providing you with coverage in the event of legal proceedings
  • Drivers' legal protection insurance also includes advice from lawyers or payment of lawyers’ fees
  • Pays court costs and legal proceedings costs
  • Includes reimbursement of litigation costs to the other party
  • Covers costs up to CHF 500,000 per loss event

In detail

It's reassuring to know that your motor legal expenses insurance comes into effect if you have problems on the road. Drivers of private motor vehicles receive comprehensive cover from CHF 110 per year.

Drivers' legal protection insurance applies in the following areas

  • Vehicle contract law: disputes in relation to leasing, purchasing, rental and loans
  • Insurance law: Orion’s legal experts support you regarding conflicts with your insurance company
  • Property law: as the owner of a vehicle, you can exercise the rights to your property
  • Criminal law: support from Orion’s legal experts when filing a criminal complaint to enforce claims for damages relating to loss or damage to property or bodily injury
  • Confiscation of driver’s license: drivers' legal protection insurance pays your costs if your driver’s license is wrongfully confiscated

The policy specifically excludes the following

  • Fines
  • Assertion of claims
  • Costs in insolvency and debt moratorium proceedings

Who is protected under drivers' legal protection insurance?

  • The policyholder and everybody living in the same household

Good to know

  • Drivers' legal protection insurance is supplementary coverage and part of Zurich Relax Assistance mobility and travel insurance
  • The insurance is effective in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein
  • Annual premium from CHF 150
  • Legal expenses services are provided by our experienced partner Orion Rechtsschutz-Versicherung AG (Orion)

Our advisory service

Drivers legal protection insurance can save you a lot of trouble – just ask us how.

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