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Does umbrella insurance replace other policies?

Umbrella insurance from VIP Insured is an extra layer of liability coverage that can protect you in the event of a major lawsuit or settlement. It’s designed to provide financial protection beyond the limits of your other policies, such as homeowners, auto, and boat insurance. While umbrella insurance is not meant to replace your primary policies here in the Bellevue, WA area, it can help fill coverage gaps and provide additional protection from costly lawsuits and settlements. 

Benefits of Umbrella Insurance

Umbrella insurance can kick in once you’ve exhausted the liability limits of your other policies. For example, if you’re found liable for damages in excess of the limit on your homeowners’ policy, umbrella coverage could step in to cover any additional costs. It can also provide coverage for liabilities that are excluded from your other policies—such as libel or slander—or even incidents that occur away from home, like when you’re out boating on vacation. 

Ultimately, umbrella insurance provides an added level of protection for assets should something unexpected happen. You may never need it, but if you do, it could save you thousands or even millions of dollars in legal fees and settlements.

Without it, you could be on the hook for all costs above those provided by other forms of insurance. So while umbrella insurance isn’t meant to replace your existing policies, it does offer an important layer of financial security that may be worth considering if you have significant assets to protect.

We Are Here To Help

For more information, give us at VIP Insured a call today. We are proud to serve the Bellevue, WA area and would be happy to help you find a policy that meets both your needs and your budget. 

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