Do you drive in Burlington? 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. 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. 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 might also include things like damage to a guardrail, fence, mailbox, or home.
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 Comprehensive, Collision, Medical Payments, and Under/Uninsured Motorist.
How much liability insurance should you get when it comes to Property Damage Liability in Burlington? It depends on the driver and the state. You could get North Carolina's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law, but you could also 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 the lowest limits may help you get cheap car 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 an online quote, or come to your nearby Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Burlington. 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! After that, you have the opportunity to take your auto insurance to a whole new level of affordability by customizing the time and way you pay. Whether you pay by credit card, check, or cash, paying for Property Damage Coverage in Burlington is hassle-free with Direct Auto & Life!