Do you drive in Florence? 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 found to be at fault in a car accident, Bodily Injury helps pay for other drivers and passengers accident-related medical expenses (not 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 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 losing sleep over how you'd pay for your own troubles after a covered accident, just give us a call! We'll explain the details of other coverages that can help like Medical Payments, Comprehensive, Collision, and Under/Uninsured Motorist.
What's the best amount of liability insurance to have in terms of Property Damage Liability in Florence? It depends. You have two options: go with South 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. Going with the minimum limits may help you find the cheapest 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 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? Get a quote online, call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), or visit your local Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Florence. Property Damage Liability is just a click, call, or car ride away! Our friendly agents will work with you to find the policy that matches your needs, plus every discount you're eligible for. 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, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Florence is easy with Direct Auto & Life!