Is there any downside to having too much car insurance coverage?

I was shopping around for insurance, and through my new provider I increased my liability from 250/500/250 to $1 million across the board. Is there any downside to having too much coverage?

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Eric Schad
Answered on May 04, 2021
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“There’s never any downside to upping your coverage. The only thing you should consider is whether or not you can afford it.
If you can afford full coverage plus high-limit liability coverage, you should take it.
Even if you end up paying more per month, it might save you from financial ruin if you’re in a catastrophic accident.”

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