In Greenville, Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury are two important insurance coverages to understand. Insurance laws in most states require that drivers 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. 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 coverage comes into play when you are responsible for damages to another person’s property. It will not help pay for your car's accident-related damages. 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.
What's the best amount of liability insurance to have in terms of Property Damage Liability in Greenville? It depends. You have two options: go with South Carolina's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law or choose 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 can range from $5,000 to $100,000 depending on the state and company. Choosing 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.
Get the peace of mind you want and the coverage you need. Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), get an online quote, or come to your nearby Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Greenville. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit 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! From there, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing how and when you pay. Whether you pay by credit card, check, or cash, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Greenville is easy with Direct Auto & Life!