Do you drive in Benton? Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury Liability are coverages you need to know about. By law, most states require drivers to maintain a minimum amount of BI and PDL. When you're at-fault for a car accident, your Bodily Injury helps pay for the other drivers and passengers medical expenses. It doesn't help pay for yours. Property Damage Liability, on the other hand, helps pay for damage to another person’s property that occurs in an accident you cause. This typically involves damage to another person’s car, but it might also include things like damage to a fence, home, mailbox, or guardrail.
You'll need your Property Damage Liability coverage if you're responsible for causing damage to another person's property. It will not help pay for your car's accident-related damages. If you're losing sleep over how you'd pay for your own troubles after a covered accident, just give us a call! We can connect you with important coverage that can help like Collision, Comprehensive, Under/Uninsured Motorist, and Medical Payments.
What's the best amount of liability insurance to have in terms of Property Damage Liability in Benton? The answer depends on a few factors. You can choose to go with the minimum Property Damage Liability limit required by law in Arkansas, or you can go with higher limits. Property Damage limits operate on a per accident basis. This is different than Bodily Injury Liability which operates on a per person/per accident basis. Property Damage limits vary by state and insurance company. Liability limits can range between $5,000 and $100,000. Choosing the lowest limits may help you get cheap car insurance, but it also means that you could be responsible for paying for the property damage you cause that your insurance doesn't cover. So, if you cause property damage that ends up totaling more than your coverage limit, you could be required to make up the difference out of your own pocket.
Ready to get the protection you want at a price you can afford? Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), get an online quote, or come to your nearby Direct Auto Insurance in Benton. Property Damage Liability is just a click, call, or car ride away! We help you determine the best policy for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. That's a promise! After that, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing how and when you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, staying on top of policy payments and your Property Damage Coverage in Benton is simple with Direct Auto!