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Umbrella Liability Insurance Edmonton

Protect yourself should a claim exhaust your standard liability coverage.

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Have you been frustrated by brokers who:

  • don’t provide protection or cost options?
  • make big promises but don’t deliver?
  • don’t communicate with you?
  • don’t assist you in closing claims quickly?
  • don’t understand you or your business needs?
  • cannot make your options easy to understand?

At CMB, We’ll protect what matters most like it’s our own

Get the complete picture with CMB

Business, personal, and more. Get the coverage you want.

Dedicated team of agents.

Personalized service ready to help with answers to your questions, ongoing support, and policy management.

Multiple policy and cost options.

Helping you customize and choose the right protection, insurance company, and cost.

Get claims paid quickly.

Handled with care to help you minimize downtime and secure top dollar for your protection.

Reduce the probability of a claim.

Tools to help you spot and avoid problems before you suffer the consequences.

What does Umbrella Liability Insurance cover?

If you are found to be legally responsible for injuring someone or damaging their property, without a personal umbrella liability insurance policy, anything beyond the limits of your standard liability insurance coverage will come out of your own pocket. Standard liability insurance generally includes homeowners, renters, auto and watercraft policies.

Like an umbrella that protects you from the rain, a personal umbrella liability policy provides an extra layer of insurance coverage over your standard liability policies. It protects your personal assets by kicking in when your standard liability coverage is exhausted.

 

Do I need Umbrella Liability Insurance?

Unfortunately, accidents happen — and it’s not uncommon for jury awards and out-of court settlements to run into the millions of dollars. While it’s difficult to pinpoint the monetary consequences of the risks you and your family take each day, are you certain your current liability insurance offers you enough protection?

For example, what if:

  • Your teenager runs a stop sign, causing a serious accident?
  • A deliveryman falls on your sidewalk and is seriously injured?
  • A guest is injured by your family dog?

If damages are found to be more than what your standard liability insurance will cover your umbrella liability policy would kick in and could cover the difference.

 

How much Umbrella Insurance do I need?

You’ll want to consider not only your total personal assets but also your potential personal risks. For example, do you operate a business in your home and have employees and clients in your home on a regular basis? Does your profession or the location of your home make you an easy target for a big settlement? Determine your personal risks to evaluate the amount of additional liability coverage that makes the most sense for you. Coverages start at $1 million, and go as high as $5 million. When considering the value of the umbrella policy, discuss your personal needs with your CMB Insurance Brokers representative.

 

How much does Umbrella Insurance cost?

Additional liability insurance is inexpensive when compared to the added coverage you gain. Depending on the policy value and your personal risk factors, such as recent auto tickets or your credit rating, a $1 million umbrella policy typically costs less than $300 annually. Costs go up an additional $50-$75 for each million above that.

Make sure to set aside some time each year to review your policy and ensure that the limits and coverage you have selected are right for you. Evaluate your needs, then make sure to read the entire policy—especially the exclusions—to guarantee that you are covered in every situation that is necessary for your lifestyle. If you have questions about your umbrella insurance policy, contact CMB Insurance Brokers today!

 

Why Professionals Trust CMB

When working with a new client, on average our audits uncover $1.5 M of business risk unaddressed and/or assets that have been overlooked.

The right program management can reduce the total cost of insurance by up to 30%.

On average, $20K recovery of lost profit for not-at-fault claims on heavy commercial units.

Your equipment claims settled up to 8 weeks faster than industry.
Savings of at least 10 hours of your time.

Approximately 70% of businesses have unaddressed risk—and don’t know it.
The average out-of-pocket cost of a loss is $280K—preventable on the right plan.

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  • Alberta • British Columbia • Saskatchewan • North West Territories

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