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All rental car companies in the US will offer Liability coverage, generally referred to as Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI) or something similar. This will be priced as a per-day rate in addition to your rental car price, and you can elect to take the coverage either when you pickup the car, or sometimes in advance on their website. However given you ...
You could check with local-to-you European insurers to see if they can sell you liability insurance for cars you rent in the USA. British Columbians who do not own cars can purchase rental car liability insurance in BC for cars rented in the USA. I don't see why Europeans couldn't do the same.
I know a guy who bought less than a year's worth from Dairyland Insurance. I can't address how good they are. Dairyland Insurance requires that you reside in the United States of America for at least 10 months out of the year.
Yes it makes absolute sense to do so, if your carrier is know to be a troublesome one. It is always worthwhile to have travel insurance, you know not what may happen. These are the clippings for the required sections I have on my travel insurance(UK one). You probably can assume it to be same across all providers, but you should check anyway for the amounts ...
The answer strongly depends on your country of residence, because usually insurance policies are limited to residents. There are a couple resources in the UK, my favourite is: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/insurance/cheap-travel-insurance
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