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Will comprehensive insurance cover damages caused by road debris?

I have full coverage through Geico. I was driving when something flew out of a random vehicle in front of me. I don’t have the money for the deductible, but I’ve read into comprehensive and see that it covers some of these claims. What should I do?

Jan 14, 2020 St. Marys, GA

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Ross Martin

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Ross joined The Zebra as a writer and researcher in 2019. He specializes in writing insurance content to help shoppers make informed decisions.

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Sorry to hear about your accident. If you have comprehensive coverage, it should cover any damages caused by debris. However, just like collision coverage, it will usually have a deductible. I would suggest using our claims calculator to see if it's worth filing a claim or simply paying for the damage out of pocket. If you're still unsure, check with your agent to see what deductibles will apply. 

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