Car Insurance Claims

When your car is damaged, you need know how to file a claim! Learn the process of filing a claim and determining if you have the right coverage.
This illustration describes what to do when your car has been broken into including "Call 9-1-1," "File a police report," "Take pictures of the damages," "Talk to your insurer and see if you're covered," Beware of potential identity theft," and "Protect your car from any future threats."
What To Do After a Car Break-In
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Heading Out On Icy Roads? Find Out Whether You Are Covered.
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How Long Does an Accident Stay on Your Car Insurance?
Steps to take after a total loss auto accident. Report the claim to the insurance company ASAP, have the vehicle towed to your insurance company's preferred shop, track down your title, check to see how much you owe on your vehicle, do your own research to confirm insurance company payout numbers, and mail all your completed paperwork as quickly as possible.
Tips for Getting Your Insurance Money Fast After a Total Loss Auto Accident
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Look Out! Tips for When You Hit an Animal.
When Is a Car Considered Totaled?
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Here Is What Happens if You File Multiple Car Insurance Claims
Fallen tree laying on top of a car will lead to an insurance claim
How to File an Insurance Claim When a Tree Falls on Your Car
Car that has been in a major accident
Can I Keep My Totaled Car?
Woman on cell phone at car accident scene
Find Out What Happens With Insurance if Someone Drives Into Your House
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Is Your Claim Taking Forever? Find Out How Long It Should Take
Help filing your car insurance claim after an accident
How To File a Car Insurance Claim
How do insurance claims work with a keyed car?
5 Steps to Filing a Keyed Car or Vandalism Claim
Image shows a car with scratches on it. Text reads: "Scratches covered by comprehensive coverage: your car was keyed in an act of vandalism; a tree branch fell on your vehicle; a shopping cart pushed by the wind collides with your car"
Car Insurance and What to Do When Someone Scratches Your Car
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Is Hitting a Flying Object a Comp or Collision Claim?
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How To File a DMV Accident Report
Distracted mom drives minivan
6 Common Causes of Single Car Accidents and Tips on How to Avoid Them
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Can I Repair My Own Car After Filing a Claim?
Two cars in collision on roadway
2 Reasons To Repair Your Car After an Accident
Teen Driver
What to Do if a Friend Crashes Your Car
flooded car
What Type of Car Insurance Covers Flood Damage?
what's on a police auto accident report? date, location, weather conditions, details about each driver, details about the vehicles, passenger information, and witness information
What Is in a Police Accident Report?
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What to Do When You Hit a Crater (Pothole) in the Road
Two men arguing about damaged cars
When to Leave Insurance Out of an At-Fault Claim
Filling in a car accident report when you have a car crash
Your Car Insurance Claim Investigation Survival Guide
Does Insurance Cover Side-Mirror Damage? It depends on the situation. If it’s your fault: Some costs are covered (but you need collision coverage). If it’s someone else’s fault: Yes—file a claim against other driver’s insurance policy. If it’s a hit-and-run: You can file a claim if you have uninsured motorist coverage. Everything else (vandalism, hurricanes, etc.) is covered by comprehensive insurance
When Someone Hits Your Car's Side Mirror
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Do You Have the Right Insurance Coverage to Fix Windshield Damage?
Stolen Car
Does Car Insurance Cover Theft?
Car Accident while driving a rental car
The Best Car Rental Insurance Collision or Loss Damage Waiver
Cracked windshield in need of replacement on highway as truck approaches
How to Get Your Insurance to Fix Your Windshield
Woman on phone at car crash
What Are Out of Pocket Damages?
Run Off the Road Car Accident
What to Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident
Businessman leaning against open car door looking forward at front-end damage
Does Car Insurance Cover Hitting a Deer?
Tornado ahead, Oklahoma city
Was Your Car Damaged By a Tornado? Find Out If You Are Covered
Inside of a car with a broken windshield
Who Is Liable to Pay for the Repairs If a Ball Hits Your Car?
Taking pictures after accident for insurance claim
How to Settle a Car Accident Claim
Woman inspecting damage on her car's rear fender and calling her insurance company
Filing a Claim When You Do Not Know Who Caused the Damage
A mechanic repairing a car as it sits elevated on a lift in a garage
Do You Know What Car Parts Are Being Used On Your Vehicle?
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Answers to Car Insurance Claims Frequently Asked Questions
Storm Waves
Is Your Car Covered In a Natural Disaster?
At fault accident with a damaged car and upset driver sitting on the curb.
Pain and Suffering Settlements in Car Accident Claims