Unless you have been in a New Haven auto accident, you may not even know what bodily liability coverage is. The state of Connecticut requires that all drivers carry bodily injury liability coverage on their auto insurance plan. The minimum requirement for coverage is $25,000 per person and $50,000 per accident (as of January 1, 2018).
What does bodily injury insurance cover when you’ve been in a New Haven auto accident?
Generally bodily injury coverages will provide for compensation of injuries sustained by you or others in an accident and can include, but is not limited to:
- Short-term care
- Long-term nursing care
- Lost income from time off of work
- Pain and suffering
Coverage will vary from insurance carrier to insurance carrier, so it is critical that you know and understand what your policy does and does not cover.
If you find yourself in an accident it is important to seek medical attention, obtain a police report and then contact an experienced and knowledgeable New Haven auto accident attorney to help represent your long term interests.