Do you drive in Clinton? Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury Liability are coverages you need to know about. Insurance laws in most states require that drivers 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. Property Damage Liability, on the other hand, helps pay for damage to another person’s property that occurs in an accident you cause. The "property" that's damaged is typically the other person'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 will not help pay for your car's accident-related damages. 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.
When it comes to Property Damage Liability in Clinton, how much liability insurance should you have? It depends on the driver and the state. You have two options: go with Mississippi's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law or choose higher limits. Property Damage coverage is on a per accident basis, while Bodily Injury 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 low limits could help you find cheap 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 you cause property damage that goes beyond your limit, you could be required to make up the difference out of your own pocket.
It's time to get the protection you need at a price you love! Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), get a quote online, or stop by your nearest Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Clinton. 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. We promise! After that, 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, staying on top of policy payments and your Property Damage Coverage in Clinton is simple with Direct Auto & Life!