Direct Line Home Insurance: Family legal protection


Family Legal Protection has improved!

If you need legal advice or financial help to claim your rights, our Legal Protection policy is designed to help. For a small additional annual premium, you can have this option added to your home insurance and benefit from:

24 hour advice line

With Direct Line's Family Legal Protection Policy you always have immediate access to legally qualified staff through our exclusive 24 hour helpline. Our legal experts are ready to advise you on any private legal problem, whether or not it results in a claim. And, you can use the helpline as many times as you like!

Legal costs up to £100,000

As a legal protection policyholder we'll meet your legal fees and now we'll cover costs up to £100,000 per claim for the following situations:
• Faulty goods or services you have bought including a holiday that didn't live up to expectations.
• Employment claims including unfair dismissal, redundancy and discrimination on the grounds of sex, race or disability (the cause of action must occur at least 90 days after cover starts).
• Civil claims relating to the ownership or occupation of your home including boundary and neighbour disputes (the cause of action must occur at least 90 days after cover starts).
• Defence of actions against you where you have privately sold personal goods.
• Personal injury claims including accidents at work, in public places, medical and clinical negligence.
On top of this cover, we've also added cover for:
• Tax protection
• Inheritance disputes
• Legal defence for your work as an employee
• Motoring prosecution
• Your salary while you attend jury service...
And we've also extended the existing cover for Personal injury and Contract claims to include:
• Contract disputes for buying or selling your home
• Personal injury and Contract claims that occur outside the UK.

Cover for everyone

Legal Protection cover is available for all members of the family living with you.

The information in this article is intended to provide you with general information only. You should seek detailed legal advice for individual cases. The information given is based on the laws of England and Wales.

Max call charge from a BT landline is 3p per minute. Calls from other networks may vary

Link to previous articles : Direct line Home Insurance Claims FAQ
Direct Line Home Insurance: Insurance claim
Direct Line Home Insurance: Summary of cover
Direct Line Home Insurance: Insurance claim
Direct Line Home Insurance Overview
Directline Car Insurance: Legal Protection
Direct line Car Insurance Claims process


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