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All Articles on Comprehensive Coverage

What Should You Do If You’re Caught Driving in a Flood?
Here’s what to know about flood insurance and staying safe if you’re driving during a flood.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 09, 2021
Does Car Insurance Cover Tornado Damage?
Comprehensive car insurance covers tornado damage—but you might not have it. Here’s everything you need to know about handling tornado damage to your car.
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Ben Guess
Aug 30, 2021
Does Car Insurance Cover Fire Damage?
Car insurance does cover fire damage, but not if you only have basic collision coverage. You’ll need comprehensive or supplemental insurance to cover it.
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Bryce Emly
Aug 24, 2021
My Car Got Keyed. Will Insurance Cover It?
Getting your car keyed is an act of vandalism. Under your comprehensive car insurance policy, car keying is covered.
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Brooke Kottmann
Aug 20, 2021
How Insurance Can Protect Your Car in the Event of a Lightning Strike
In most cases, comprehensive insurance will cover damage to your car in the event that it's struck by lightning.
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Jason Tushinski
Sep 10, 2021
10 Most Stolen Vehicles in the US
From the mighty Ford F-150 pickup to the ever-popular Honda Civic, some cars are magnets for thieves. Here are the 10 most stolen vehicles in the US.
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Michelle Ballestrasse
Jun 23, 2021
How to Remove Spray Paint from Your Car
Wondering how to remove spray paint from a car? Options include soap and water, nail polish remover, WD-40, and more.
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Michelle Ballestrasse
Jun 28, 2021
How to Choose the Right Comprehensive Deductible
Choosing a comprehensive deductible that is too high could leave you paying more in the long run.
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Jacoba Bood
Jun 18, 2021
Comprehensive Car Insurance: What Is it?
Comprehensive car insurance covers damage to your vehicle caused by something other than a collision such as natural disasters, theft, and vandalism.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 16, 2021
What Is Comprehensive Deductible Coverage and What Does it Cover?
This guide tells you what a comprehensive coverage deductible is and what it covers. Read on to learn about comprehensive coverage deductibles.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 15, 2021
How Much Does Car Insurance Pay for Hail Damage?
Many car insurance policies will cover a hail damaged car. Read this guide to find out if you're covered, and if it's worth it to file a hail damage claim.
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Jason Unrau
Sep 16, 2021
How to Choose Between Comprehensive Car Insurance and Third Party, Fire, and Theft Insurance
Comprehensive insurance covers damage caused by an accident and third party, fire, and theft insurance only covers theft or fire.
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Denise Koenig
Oct 15, 2020
Does Car Insurance Cover Engine Fires?
Comprehensive insurance typically covers damage from car engine fires, though it can depend on the circumstances.
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Jacoba Bood
Jun 18, 2021
How Much Car Insurance Costs
When buying car insurance, keep in mind what types you need, including liability, comprehensive, collision, MedPay, PIP, and others.
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Cheryl Knight
Nov 09, 2020
Different Types of Car Insurance: Which One Suits You Best?
Understanding the differences between the various types of car insurance can help you find the right plan. Here's what to know about the levels of coverage offered.
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Brady Klopfer
Dec 14, 2020
All About Comprehensive Coverage Car Insurance
Adding comprehensive coverage to your car insurance could be worth it if you live in an area prone to extreme weather or crime.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 11, 2020
Collision vs. Comprehensive Car Insurance: How to Tell Which One You Need
Both collision and comprehensive car insurance cover damage to your vehicle, but how do you decide which one to get? This article walks you through some factors to consider when making your decision.
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Elan Mcafee
Sep 15, 2020

All Questions on Comprehensive Coverage

What type of insurance covers damage from golf balls?
A stranger hit a golf ball into my window when I was parked near a course. Would my Progressive insurance policy cover the damage?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Who pays when a golf ball hits your car?
I can't believe the odds of this, but a golf ball hit my car when I met my friend for lunch at the golf club. It caused a dent in the front hood. Who pays for the damages?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What happens if a golf ball hits my car while driving on a public road?
I was driving when a golf ball struck my back windshield. Is the city responsible, or do I have to make a claim on my own car insurance?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What happens if a golf ball breaks my windshield?
I live near a driving range. It was bound to happen at some point, but a golf ball broke my windshield. Should I contact the club or my insurance to pay for repairs?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Who pays for the damage when a ball hits your car?
A golf ball hit my car while it was parked near a course. Who's responsible for the damage?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Who is liable if a ball hits your car?
Some teenagers were playing catch and a baseball hit my rear window and cracked it. Who is responsible for paying for the damages?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Does auto insurance cover car seat replacement?
My vehicle was damaged in a severe storm. My child's car seat may be damaged. Will car insurance cover that?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
How much does it cost to fix a car mirror?
How much will I have to pay to repair the side mirror on my car? I knocked it off when I was backing my car into the garage.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How do I change my car insurance policy?
I currently have comprehensive coverage on my vehicle, but the car's value isn't enough to warrant that type of insurance. I don't want to be spending money I don't have to, so how can I change my car insurance policy to only include liability coverage?
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
Does car insurance cover my tires if I run over a nail?
I ran over a nail while driving and got a flat tire. I used my insurance for roadside assistance, but can I also use it for the tire damage? I don't really want to pay for damage that wasn't my fault.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How do I know what my full coverage deductible is?
I have full coverage on my vehicle, but I don't know what my deductible is. How do I find out?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What deductible should I have with full coverage?
I am adding comprehensive and collision coverage to my car insurance. I have to choose a deductible. What's better: $500 or $1000?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What does an insurance moratorium mean?
Is there a way around an insurance moratorium? I want to add coverage to a few of the cars on my policy, but my agent said I couldn't and to call back in a few days.
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Shannon Martin
Sep 09, 2021
How do I check my fuel system after a flood?
How do I know if there's water in my gas tank or fuel system? My neighborhood got hit pretty hard by a recent hurricane. Luckily, our building is okay and we didn't have any issues with our home. Our car, though, is a different story—the garage where we park was completely flooded. I know I need to check my fuel system for water to get a sense of how bad the damage is, but I've never had to do this before and I'm not sure where to start.
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Ben Guess
Sep 15, 2021
Does comprehensive car insurance cover flood damage?
Can my comprehensive insurance cover the cost of replacing the interior of a car destroyed by a flood? I was driving home a week ago when I unfortunately got caught in a flood. I'm okay—though shaken—but my car's interior is completely soaked, and it needs to be replaced. I have comprehensive car insurance, but I don't know if that covers flood damage.
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Ben Guess
Sep 09, 2021
How do I know if my car is considered totaled in Texas?
How much damage does it take to total a car? Last night there was a bad storm and the trees were swaying very hard. This morning I was leaving the house for work and I saw a tree had toppled on top of my car. Is my car considered totaled or can it be fixed?
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Phoebe Mah
Sep 09, 2021
Will Louisiana car insurance cover flood damages to my vehicle?
Does my car insurance cover flood damage? I live in Louisiana in a flood zone. I have the basic requirements for car insurance in my state but want to be prepared in the event disaster strikes.
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Phoebe Mah
Sep 09, 2021
How do you minimize flood damage to the interior of your car?
Unfortunately, this week my car got caught in some flooding down in Louisiana. What can I do to minimize the damage inside my car?
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Will Baldwin
Sep 09, 2021
How do you remove car paint transfer?
What's the best way to remove paint transfer and scuffs from a car? I scraped part of a pole in a parking garage. It didn't dent my car, but it did get some yellow paint on the front bumper.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
How do I remove a car dent with a plunger?
Is it possible to remove a car dent with a plunger? My son accidentally hit my car with a baseball. It created a small dent, but I don't want to take my car to a body shop. I think I can fix it myself.
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Eric Schad
Sep 02, 2021
What does snowmobile insurance typically cover?
I need to insure my snowmobiles. What can I expect to be included on a policy?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 02, 2021
What's important to know about scooter insurance?
I'm looking into getting scooter insurance for my new scooter. Is there anything I need to know? I've never had to get insurance before.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 02, 2021
What type of scooter insurance should I get?
I want to make sure my new scooter is fully covered and I see that basic and full coverage are both options. Which is better?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 02, 2021
How do you protect a car parked outside?
How can I protect my car if it's parked outside on the street? I live in a decent neighborhood, but it has recently experienced a string of car thefts.
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Eric Schad
Sep 01, 2021
How do you fix a dent on a car fender?
What's the best way to repair a dent on my car's fender? Someone hit it in a parking garage. I don't want to pay big bucks to get it fixed.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I cover my car to protect it from the snow?
How can I protect my car from snow? I live in Maine and my car is constantly covered with snow in the winter.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
How do I remove a fish smell from my car's carpet?
How can I get rid of a fishy smell in my car? I spilled the cooler that stored the fish I caight from my fishing trip. Now my car smells terrible. How can I remove the fish smell from my car's interior carpet and upholstery?
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Eric Schad
Aug 26, 2021
How do I protect my car from ice?
How can I protect my car in the winter? I live in northern Minnesota and I'm always worried about ice damaging my vehicle. What should I do?
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Eric Schad
Aug 26, 2021
Will the color of my car increase the rate of my insurance?
Will the color I pick for my car make my insurance policy higher? I am getting a new 2021 Kia Soul and will have it custom-painted in Psychotic Illusions Chameleon. I am really excited, but my dad said that wild paint colors may make the insurance company think I am a fast driver and increase my insurance cost. Is this true?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 25, 2021
What should I do if I see someone ding my car?
What should I do when someone dings my car and then acts like it didn't happen? I was in the Target parking lot the other day, loading countless must-have items (you know the temptations of Target) when this woman dinged my car with her car door. I didn't know what to say, so I didn't say anything. Now I have a $1,000 car repair bill to match my $500 Target bill! What should I do if this happens again?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 25, 2021

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