In Charlotte, Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury are important insurance coverages to know. 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. This type of damage typically involves the other driver's car, but it might also include things like damage to a fence, home, mailbox, or guardrail.
You'll need your Property Damage Liability coverage if you're responsible for causing damage 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 walk you through the ins-and-outs of other important coverages like Comprehensive, Collision, Medical Payments, and Under/Uninsured Motorist.
When it comes to Property Damage Liability in Charlotte, how much liability insurance should you have? It depends. You can choose to go with the minimum Property Damage Liability limit required by law in North Carolina, or you can go with higher limits. Property Damage coverage operates on a per accident basis, unlike 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. 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 you cause property damage that goes beyond your limit, you might be responsible for paying the difference.
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 Charlotte. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit 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 can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing the time and way you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Charlotte is easy with Direct Auto & Life!