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. 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. 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 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 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. The liability insurance "limits" are the maximum amounts the policy will pay out for an accident. Depending on the state and company, liability limits for Property Damage can range from $5,000 to $100,000. Choosing 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! Get a quote online, call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), or visit your local Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Burlington. 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! After that, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing your payment schedule and choosing how you want to pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Burlington is easy with Direct Auto & Life!