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 found to be at fault in a car accident, Bodily Injury helps pay for other drivers and passengers accident-related medical expenses (not yours). Property Damage Liability comes in handy when you cause an accident that damages someone else's property. It will help pay for this damage. The "property" that's damaged is typically the other person's car, but it might also include things like damage to a fence, home, mailbox, or guardrail.
Property Damage Liability claims are made when you're responsible for damaging 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.
What's the best amount of liability insurance to have in terms of Property Damage Liability in Fort Pierce? It depends. 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 limits operate on a per accident basis. This is different than Bodily Injury Liability which operates on a per person/per accident basis. Depending on the state and company, liability limits for Property Damage can range from $5,000 to $100,000. Going with 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 goes beyond your limit, you may have to pay the difference.
Get the peace of mind you want and the coverage you need. Get a quote online, call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), or visit your local Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Fort Pierce. Property Damage Liability is only a click, call, or short drive away! We help you determine the best policy for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. It's our promise to you! From there, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing the time and way you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, paying for Property Damage Coverage in Fort Pierce is hassle-free with Direct Auto & Life!