Does auto insurance cover car accidents on private property?

Car accidents on private property may be handled differently than those that happen on public property. Car accidents on private land will likely be covered by insurance, but there are factors that may affect who is at fault for the auto accident. Private property is not owned by the government like public property is, so the property owner could be held partially liable if negligence is determined.

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