Definitions for "Basic Limits"
Certain minimum amounts of liability in liability insurance (determined by custom or laws), for which "basic" premiums apply. Additional amounts of liability insurance are charged for by the addition of certain percentages of the premium charged for the minimum limits.
The minimum limits of liability that may be purchased by an insured.
state mandated minimum amounts of liability coverage to be provided by insurance. Many consumers feel more comfortable purchasing higher limits of coverage.