Filing a Claim

Filing a Claim

As with any business relationship that you have, or with any contract that you sign, you are afforded certain rights and protections under the law when you are conducting business with an insurance company. Some consumer-protection laws are applicable nationwide, and certain states have enacted extended protections for their residents. When you purchase an insurance […]

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Claims and Claim Payment

The amount of money you receive for an auto insurance claim depends on the specific policy you have with your provider. It also depends on a number of factors, including how much damage has been done to the car and who is found to be at fault. Here are some of the criteria used when […]

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Determining Car Value and Cost to Repair

Knowing what your car is valued at is important because it is one of the ways in which car insurance companies calculate your auto insurance quote. If you are wondering how these companies measure the value of your car you aren’t alone. The truth is that there are many different factors that weigh in when […]

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What to Do if You Have Trouble Settling a Claim

Getting into an auto accident is stressful, but filing a claim can be even more stressful at times. In a perfect world, your car insurance provider will guide you through the process step by step, in the most supportive manner possible. We don’t live in a perfect world, unfortunately. Oftentimes, an insurance company will be […]

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Filing an Insurance Claim and Premium Increases

There’s a direct relationship between filing a claim and your insurance premiums going up. Claims filed after you get into a car accident or fender bender, will cause your insurance premiums to go up. Policies can be different from company to company, but in general, most insurers will increase your premiums according to how much […]

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