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When buying proper insurance coverage for your vehicles, there really is not a cookie cutter policy. Everyone’s situation is unique.
These are some specific questions can help discover whether or not you would benefit from an agent’s advice.
If you can’t answer these questions but one or more may apply to you, you might consider talking to an insurance agent. If you don’t have a local agent, fill out this quick form.
Understanding the coverages of your policy helps when choosing which coverages you need and proper limits and deductibles. The coverage terms in a policy can be impossible to understand and nobody wants to actually read their policy.
Coverage for liability
This protects you from injuries or damage you cause to other people or property by causing an accident. This insurance protects YOU against other people’s claims. It does not cover your own vehicle damage or injuries.
Split limit liability has three limits of coverage: bodily injury for each person injured, bodily injury for the entire accident and a property damage limit. Your policy might show liability limits of 50/100/50 which stand for $50,000 bodily injury coverage, $100,000 for the entire accident, and a total limit of $50,000 for damage to vehicles and property.
Liability coverage protects against claims such as repair bills for other people’s vehicles, bail bonds and court costs. How much coverage you buy is a personal decision, but you should buy as much as you can afford.
Uninsured and underinsured coverage
Your UM/UIM coverage protects you and your vehicle when the “other guys” either are underinsured or have no liability coverage at all. This coverage pays for hospital bills for your injuries as well as your vehicle’s damage.
Since a lot of drivers have only the minimum liability required by law, their liability coverage can quickly be exhausted. This is the reason having UM/UIM coverage is very important.
Coverage for medical payments
Medical payments and Personal Injury Protection insurance pay for short-term medical expenses for things like doctor visits, pain medications, EMT expenses, rehabilitation expenses and surgery. They are used to fill the gap from your health insurance policy or if there is no health insurance coverage. Medical payments and PIP cover not only the driver but also the vehicle occupants in addition to any family member struck as a pedestrian. Personal Injury Protection is not available in all states but it provides additional coverages not offered by medical payments coverage
This pays to fix your vehicle from damage from a wide range of events other than collision. You first must pay your deductible and the remainder of the damage will be paid by comprehensive coverage.
Comprehensive coverage protects against claims like damage from getting keyed, a tree branch falling on your vehicle, fire damage, a broken windshield and theft. The maximum payout you can receive from a comprehensive claim is the market value of your vehicle, so if the vehicle’s value is low it’s not worth carrying full coverage.
This covers damage to your Tribute Hybrid resulting from colliding with an object or car. A deductible applies and the rest of the damage will be paid by collision coverage.
Collision insurance covers things like crashing into a ditch, driving through your garage door and colliding with a tree. Collision is rather expensive coverage, so you might think about dropping it from lower value vehicles. You can also increase the deductible to get cheaper collision coverage.