Do you drive in Charlotte? 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 comes in handy when you cause an accident that damages someone else's property. It will help pay for this damage. This typically involves damage to another person’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. It does not cover damage to your own vehicle that might be caused by the same accident. If you're losing sleep over how you'd pay for your own troubles after a covered accident, just 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 Charlotte? It depends on the driver and the state. You have two options: go with North Carolina's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law or choose 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 the lowest limits may help you get cheap car insurance, but it also means that you could be responsible for paying for the property damage you cause that your insurance doesn't cover. So, if you cause property damage that goes beyond your limit, you may have to pay the difference.
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 Charlotte. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit 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! It's our promise to you! From there, 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!