What Is Legal Insurance?

How Legal Insurance Works Compared to Health Insurance

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How Legal Insurance Works Compared to Health Insurance

When you consider that only 8% of Americans indicate they have legal insurance, it’s probably no surprise that most people aren’t familiar with what it is or how it works. But a quick comparison with medical insurance shows that it is very accessible and valuable in helping people resolve their legal and financial issues.

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How Legal Insurance Works Compared to Health Insurance

Legal Insurance

You have a legal issue that needs to be addressed by an attorney.
You go online or call your insurance company to determine coverage.
You are provided information for local attorneys in your network that can help you.
You consult with one of the attorneys in the network in the office or over the phone.
You and your attorney figure out next steps, such as legal paperwork, a trial or follow-up appointments.
You may want to schedule an annual check-up with your attorney to review you legal matters and work to prevent serious legal issues from affecting you or your loved ones

Medical Insurance

You have a medical issue that needs to be addressed by a doctor.
You go online or call your insurance company to determine coverage.
You are provided information for local doctors in your network that can help you.
You consult with one of the doctors in the network in the office or over the phone.
You and your doctor figure out next steps, such as prescriptions drugs, surgery/medical procedures or follow-up visits.
You may want to schedule an annual check-up with your doctor to review your health and work to prevent medical issues.
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