Do you drive in Covington? Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury Liability are coverages you need to know about. Most states have insurance laws that require drivers to maintain a minimum amount of BI and PDL. When you're found to be at fault in a car accident, Bodily Injury helps pay for other drivers and passengers accident-related medical expenses (not yours). If you cause an accident and damage another person's property, Property Damage Liability will help pay for the damage. This typically involves damage to another person’s car, but it could also include damage to a home, mailbox, fence, street sign, or guardrail.
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. Give us a call if you're not sure how you'd pay for your own after-accident costs. We'll walk you through the ins-and-outs of other important coverages like Medical Payments, Comprehensive, Collision, and Under/Uninsured Motorist.
How much liability insurance should you get when it comes to Property Damage Liability in Covington? It depends. You could get Tennessee's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law, but you could also go with higher limits. The liability insurance "limits" are the maximum amounts the policy will pay out for an accident. Property Damage limits can range from $5,000 to $100,000 depending on the state and company. Going with the minimum limits may help you find the cheapest auto insurance, but it also means that you could have to shell out more of your own money to pay for property damage you cause that your insurance doesn't cover. So, if the property damage you cause in an accident is 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 a quote online, or stop by your nearest Direct Auto Insurance in Covington. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit away! We help you determine the best policy for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. We promise! Next, you have the opportunity to take your auto insurance to a whole new level of affordability by customizing how and when you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Covington is easy with Direct Auto!