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Progressive Umbrella Insurance Review

Umbrella insurance is another name for liability insurance. It is designed to protect your assets when you are hit with a lawsuit judgment. Another name for it is "excess liability coverage." It protects you when the liability coverage of your auto insurance, home insurance, or boat insurance is insufficient.

Progressive Umbrella Insurance FAQ

Does Progressive offer an umbrella insurance policy?

Yes, Progressive offers policyholders an umbrella insurance policy. Read below how Progressive compares to other insurance carriers

How does Progressive Umbrella Insurance work?

Let's say you are at fault in a serious car accident. The cost of the damages is $500K. However, your auto insurance liability coverage limit is $300k. If you have an umbrella insurance, it will kick in so you don't have to pay the balance out-of-pocket.

Where does Progressive Umbrella Insurance do business?

Progressive Umbrella Insurance is an insurance carrier based in Mayfield Village, OH. The company was founded in 1937 and offers umbrella insurance policies in 42 states (and Washington, DC).

What types of umbrella insurance does Progressive Umbrella Insurance offer?

Progressive Umbrella Insurance provides the following protections:

  • Serious bodily injury liability -- Say a guest falls on your property and requires surgery. The cost may exceed your homeowners insurance liability limit.
  • Landlord liability -- If a tenant sues you for damages while renting your property and the cost exceeds the coverage provided by your specialty homeowners insurance.
  • Property damage -- Your umbrella insurance also helps if you are at fault in an auto insurance accident and the damages exceed your auto insurance liability.
  • Slander or libel -- An umbrella insurance policy can also provide coverage if you are sued for something you wrote or said.
  • Malicious prosecution -- If you are counter-sued for wrongfully prosecuting someone, you can be left holding an expensive legal bill.

What minimum liability coverage does Progressive require before approving an umbrella insurance policy?

Most insurers will not allow you to buy an umbrella insurance policy unless you first purchase a substantial amount of liability coverage on your homeowners and auto insurance policies. Progressive requires you to have at least $500,000 in liability insurance before they will grant you an umbrella insurance policy.

What level of liability coverage can you get with Progressive Umbrella Insurance?

Most insurance companies set a minimum of $1,000,000 for umbrella insurance policies.

Progressive does not provide details on its liability coverage limits.

How much does Progressive Umbrella Insurance cost?

The cost of your umbrella insurance policy will vary depending on your risk profile. Your premium will probably range between $150 and $300 a year.

Your risk profile depends on factors like your net worth, where you live, your credit history, and your driving record. Owning a dog or vehicles that could damage others, such as a jet-ski or a snowmobile, can also increase your policy premium.

Does Progressive offer policy discounts on their umbrella insurance?

Progressive offers the following discounts.

Policy Discounts Options
Supported Options Unsupported Options
  • Multiple Policy
  • Multiple Vehicles
  • Affinity Relationship
  • Senior
  • Claims Free
  • Advance Purchase / Early Shopper
  • Automatic Payment
  • Continuously Insured
  • Defensive Driver / Safety Course
  • Family Plans
  • Farm Vehicle
  • Full Payment
  • Good Credit
  • Good Student
  • Higher Education
  • Homeowner
  • Low Income
  • Loyalty / Long-Term Customer
  • Military
  • Paperless Billing / e-billing
  • Storage / Layup Discount
  • Student Away at School
  • Young Driver Training
  • Teacher / Educator
  • New Customer / Competitor Transfer
  • Retired
  • Higher Deductibles
  • Non-Smoker
  • Mature / Experienced Operator
  • Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Original Owner
  • Young Applicant
  • Healthy Applicants

Insurance companies add and change the discounts they offer regularly. Check whether you qualify for any other discounts when you apply.

What is the financial strength rating of Progressive Umbrella Insurance?

The financial strength rating of an insurance company scores its ability to pay contracts and policies. Each agency has its own standards and rating scale and a company's rating can change any day. It's a good idea to check the financial rating of an insurance company before you purchase a policy. There are five main rating agencies. SuperMoney's financial strength rating is based, among other factors, on the average score from available ratings.

Progressive Umbrella Insurance scores an A+ financial strength rating, SuperMoney's highest available rating.

How to apply for Progressive Umbrella Insurance?

  • Visit the Progressive website.
  • Fill in the application form. You will typically need to provide general financial information, such as your Social Security Number, address, annual income, and source of employment.
  • Check the information is accurate and submit your application.
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Availability

  Available in 42 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, DC
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

Feature Breakdown

Policy Discounts
  • Claims Free
  • Senior
  • Affinity Relationship
  • Multiple Vehicles
  • Multiple Policy
Auto Coverage  
Min/Max Liability Coverage Up to $5,000,000
Personal Injury Protection  
Vacation Rental Liability  
Worldwide Coverage  
Required Minimum Limits $500,000
Financial Strength Rating A+

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