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Financial responsibility for property damage.
Section 324.022, Florida Statutes 2007

324.022  Financial responsibility for property damage.--Every owner or operator of a motor vehicle, which motor vehicle is subject to the requirements of ss. 627.730-627.7405 and required to be registered in this state, shall, by one of the methods established in s. 324.031 or by having a policy that complies with s. 627.7275, establish and maintain the ability to respond in damages for liability on account of accidents arising out of the use of the motor vehicle in the amount of $10,000 because of damage to, or destruction of, property of others in any one crash. The requirements of this section may also be met by having a policy which provides coverage in the amount of at least $30,000 for combined property damage liability and bodily injury liability for any one crash arising out of the use of the motor vehicle. No insurer shall have any duty to defend uncovered claims irrespective of their joinder with covered claims.

History.--s. 8, ch. 88-370; s. 1, ch. 89-238; s. 302, ch. 99-248.