Automobile Physical Damage Insurance

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Automobile Physical Damage Insurance

An insurance policy providing coverage for personal and property damage caused to one's car. Events covered under automobile physical damage insurance may include vandalism, harm from weather, and car accidents. One may purchase this insurance on its own or as part of a more comprehensive policy. It is also called automobile collision insurance. See also: Car insurance, Automobile Liability Insurance.
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Automobile collision insurance relieves a car owner of this burden by obligating the insurance company to pay for loss or damage to the vehicle even when the damage is caused by someone else.
While this purpose may have had merit in earlier days, today automobile collision insurance is so prevalent that most courts would assume that an insurance company is behind a claim for damages to an motor vehicle.

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