Do you drive in Lexington? Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury Liability are coverages you need to know about. Most states have insurance laws that require drivers to 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 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.
Property Damage Liability claims are made when you're responsible for damaging 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 Lexington? It depends on the driver and the state. You could get Tennessee's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law, but you could also go with 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 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? Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), get an online quote, or come to your nearby Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Lexington. 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. That's a promise! After that, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing how and when you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, staying on top of policy payments and your Property Damage Coverage in Lexington is simple with Direct Auto & Life!