Do you drive in Gulfport? 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 comes in handy when you cause an accident that damages someone else's property. It will help pay for this damage. This type of damage typically involves the other driver's car, but it could also include damage to a home, mailbox, fence, street sign, 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'll walk you through the ins-and-outs of other important coverages 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 Gulfport? The answer depends on a few factors. You could get Mississippi's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law, but you could also 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. Property Damage limits can range from $5,000 to $100,000 depending on the state and company. Choosing the lowest limits may help you get cheap car 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.
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 Gulfport. Property Damage Liability is just a click, call, or car ride away! Our experienced agents will help you find the best policy for you and your budget, including all of the discounts you're entitled to! We promise! After that, you have the opportunity to take your auto insurance to a whole new level of affordability by customizing how and when you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, staying on top of policy payments and your Property Damage Coverage in Gulfport is simple with Direct Auto & Life!