How to File a Car Insurance Claim

Filing a car insurance claim may seem straightforward, but there are a number of small steps along the way that can help the entire process go more smoothly. Use technology to file your claim quickly and completely, and file as soon as possible. State laws differ around police reports and determination of fault, so be sure to familiarize yourself with what's required before you find yourself in a car accident.

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Dan Walker graduated with a BS in Administrative Management in 2005 and has been working in his family’s insurance agency, FCI Agency, for 15 years (BBB A+). He is licensed as an agent to write property and casualty insurance, including home, auto, umbrella, and dwelling fire insurance. He’s also been featured on sites like Reviews.com and Safeco. He reviews content, ensuring that ex...

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UPDATED: Nov 18, 2022

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