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Do I Have “Full Coverage?”

In the insurance industry we often get asked for policies providing “full coverage,” but this is not a straightforward request. “Full coverage,” is not technically an insurance term.  Many people use “full coverage” to refer to automobile insurance policies that carry both the liability coverage generally required to register a vehicle and coverage for the vehicle itself, specifically comprehensive and collision coverage. Having “full coverage” does...

Why You Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage, Especially in Florida

In Florida, approximately 1 out of every 4 drivers are driving without automobile insurance. The Insurance Research Council ranks Florida in the top 5 states with uninsured drivers. In addition to the alarming number of drivers who simply do not have insurance are the drivers who only carry the bare minimum coverage necessary. Florida only requires evidence of Personal Injury Protection and Property Damage Liability coverage...

Automobile Insurance Terms

One of the first steps to determining what automobile coverage you need is understanding the insurance terminology on your automobile policy. Below you will find a glossary of coverage terms and basic definitions. If you would like more detailed information, please refer to the article specifically discussing each topic. Bodily Injury Liability – This refers to the liability amount of coverage available if you are responsible...

What is Automobile Liability Coverage and Why Do I Need It?

Purchasing automobile insurance can be a daunting task. While the best way to determine the coverage that is right for you is discussing your situation with a trusted insurance advisor, a little research beforehand can help you to better understand your needs and options. One of the most important aspects of automobile insurance, liability coverage pays for damages to other people if you are responsible...