Property Damage

One of the categories of damages that can be paid for due to an accident. It includes things that were lost, destroyed or damaged. Examples are your car, motorcycle, bicycle or personal items (cell phone, computer, glasses, tools or work equipment). A property damage claim is distinct from the bodily injury damages claim and can sometimes be resolved separately while still keeping the bodily injury claim open. When appropriate, it can also include payment for diminution in value or loss of use in addition to payment for repairs or the value of a totaled vehicle.

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