In Palm Harbor, Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury are important insurance coverages to know. By law, most states require drivers to maintain a minimum amount of BI and PDL. Bodily Injury helps pay for other drivers and passengers accident-related medical expenses when you're at fault for the accident. It doesn't pay for any of your medical expenses. If you cause an accident and damage another person's property, Property Damage Liability will help pay for the damage. This type of damage typically involves the other driver's car, but might also include things like damage to a guardrail, fence, mailbox, or home.
You'll need your Property Damage Liability coverage if you're responsible for causing damage to another person's property. It does not cover damage to your own vehicle that might be caused by the same accident. If you're worried about having a financial cushion to help cover your own after-accident costs, give us a call. We can connect you with important coverage that can help like Collision, Comprehensive, Under/Uninsured Motorist, and Medical Payments.
How much liability insurance should you get when it comes to Property Damage Liability in Palm Harbor? The answer depends on a few factors. You could get Florida's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law, but you could also go with higher limits. Property Damage coverage operates on a per accident basis, unlike Bodily Injury Liability which operates on a per person/per accident basis. Property Damage limits can range from $5,000 to $100,000 depending on the state and company. Going with the lowest limits may help you get cheap car insurance, but it also means that you could be responsible for paying for property damage you cause that your insurance doesn't cover. That's money out of your pocket. So, if the property damage you cause in an accident is more than your coverage limit, you might be responsible for paying the difference.
It's time to get the protection you need at a price you love! Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), get an online quote, or come to your nearby Direct Auto Insurance in Palm Harbor. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit away! Our friendly agents will work with you to find the policy that matches your needs, plus every discount you're eligible for. We promise! From there, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing how and when you pay. Whether you pay by credit card, check, or cash, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Palm Harbor is easy with Direct Auto!