Adding Personal Injury Protection To Your Auto Insurance

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Nevada Insurance Enrollment Explains Why You Need Personal Injury Protection

LAS VEGAS - eTradeWire -- It's estimated that 1 in 5 Nevada drivers are uninsured, and far more carry insufficient coverage. If you are hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist, you may not be able to count on their insurance company to pick up the hospital bill. A car accident may not only damage your vehicle, but it can also leave you with hefty medical expenses and lost wages. Whether or not you're responsible for the accident, those financial burdens may fall on you. Personal injury protection provides you with a way to recover after a car accident without the worry of financial hardship. Keep reading to learn more about this type of auto insurance coverage and to decide whether it should be included in your policy.

What Is Covered by Personal Injury Protection?

Personal injury protection, or PIP, covers any bodily injuries that you or your passengers may incur as the result of a car accident. This coverage pays out benefits regardless of who is responsible for the accident, so whether you caused the accident or you were hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist, it can help take care of any expenses that may arise. For example, personal injury protection can be used to cover:

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• Medical costs
• Disability or loss of income
• In-home services
• Funeral expenses
• Rehabilitation

When adding personal injury protection to your policy, it's important to consider how much coverage you will need. PIP is not required in Nevada, therefore there is no minimum amount that you have to carry. Carefully consider your expenses, your income and any other factors that may be affected if you were injured in an accident.

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Nevada Insurance Enrollment
4260 W. Craig Road suite #150-A
North Las Vegas, NV 89032
(702) 898-0554

Nevada Insurance Enrollment
Shelly Rogers

Source: Nevada Insurance Enrollment
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