Do you drive in Fort Pierce? 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 type of damage typically involves the other driver's car, but it might also include things like damage to a fence, home, mailbox, or guardrail.
Property Damage Liability coverage comes into play when you are responsible for damages to another person’s property. Your accident-related vehicle damages are not paid for under this coverage. If you're worried about having a financial cushion to help cover your own after-accident costs, give us a call. We'll explain the details of other coverages that can help like Collision, Comprehensive, Under/Uninsured Motorist, and Medical Payments.
When it comes to Property Damage Liability in Fort Pierce, how much liability insurance should you have? The answer depends on a few factors. You can choose to go with the minimum Property Damage Liability limit required by law in Florida, or you can go with higher limits. Property Damage coverage is on a per accident basis, while Bodily Injury 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. Selecting low limits could help you find cheap auto 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 may have to pay the difference.
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 & Life Insurance in Fort Pierce. Property Damage Liability is only a click, call, or short drive away! Our friendly agents will work with you to find the policy that matches your needs, plus every discount you're eligible for. It's our promise to you! From there, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing your payment schedule and choosing how you want to pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, paying for Property Damage Coverage in Fort Pierce is hassle-free with Direct Auto & Life!