PoliSeek                   How to Make An Insurance Claim  PoliSeek lets you shop auto insurance carriers rates and instan...
How to Make an Insurance ClaimNavigating the process of making an auto insurance claim after anaccident can be tricky. Kno...
How to Make an Insurance Claim1. Prepare Contact Information to ExchangeMake sure to prepare cards with your name, phone n...
How to Make an Insurance Claim2. File an Accident ReportEven if damage to all people and all vehicles appears to be minima...
How to Make an Insurance Claim3. Write Down the Facts and Take PhotographsMake sure to keep a record from your point of vi...
How to Make an Insurance Claim4. Contact your Insurer and File a ClaimYour insurer can’t help you if you don’t alert them ...
How to Make an Insurance Claim5. File a Police Report (if necessary)If you need to report an act of vandalism or theft as ...
How to Make an Insurance Claim6. Check Your Claim StatusDo not forget about your claim. An adjuster will come out to gauge...
How to Make an Insurance Claim7. Get Your Car FixedAfter your claim is approved and you have consulted a mechanic orauto b...
How to Make an Insurance ClaimThe process of making an auto insurance claim after an accidentdoes not need to be stressful...
PoliSeekDisclaimer: This content is offered for educational purposes only anddoes not represent contractual agreements. Th...
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How to Make an Auto Insurance Claim

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Seven steps to making an auto insurance claim:

1. Prepare Contact Information to Exchange
2. File an Accident Report
3. Write Down the Facts
4. Contact your Insurer and File a Claim
5. File a Police Report (if necessary)
6. Check Your Claim Status
7. Get Your Car Fixed

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How to Make an Auto Insurance Claim

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  2. 2. How to Make an Insurance ClaimNavigating the process of making an auto insurance claim after anaccident can be tricky. Knowing how to make an auto insuranceclaim before you get into an accident can help you be betterprepared, should the occasion arise. Follow these tips to keep yourstress level at a minimum and make sure you don’t forget any steps. 1. Prepare Contact Information to Exchange 2. File an Accident Report 3. Write Down the Facts and Take Photographs 4. Contact your Insurer and File a Claim 5. File a Police Report (if necessary) 6. Check Your Claim Status 7. Get Your Car Fixed
  3. 3. How to Make an Insurance Claim1. Prepare Contact Information to ExchangeMake sure to prepare cards with your name, phone number,address, and insurance carrier to exchange with other drivers whomay be involved in a future accident with you. Have a sheet for themto fill out, or at least pencil and paper, so that you may take downtheir information.
  4. 4. How to Make an Insurance Claim2. File an Accident ReportEven if damage to all people and all vehicles appears to be minimalon the surface, insist on filing an accident report. You will be gladyou did, especially if you later realize that you had underestimatedthe damage and you need to file an auto insurance claim.
  5. 5. How to Make an Insurance Claim3. Write Down the Facts and Take PhotographsMake sure to keep a record from your point of view. By writing downthe facts of the accident when they are fresh in your mind and takingphotographs from different angles, you don’t have to worry aboutforgetting an important detail or time clouding your memory.Consistency is extremely important when filing a claim.
  6. 6. How to Make an Insurance Claim4. Contact your Insurer and File a ClaimYour insurer can’t help you if you don’t alert them to the accident andfile a claim. Make sure to have the contact information of yourinsurer in your car so you can file an auto accident claim.
  7. 7. How to Make an Insurance Claim5. File a Police Report (if necessary)If you need to report an act of vandalism or theft as opposed to anauto accident, you will need to both report a claim to your insurancecarrier as well as to the police department. By having a police reportfilled out, you can expedite the process of having your car fixed orlost items found or replaced.
  8. 8. How to Make an Insurance Claim6. Check Your Claim StatusDo not forget about your claim. An adjuster will come out to gaugethe damage incurred in the accident. The adjuster may be able torefer you to an auto repair shop if necessary. Be courteous andrespectful – they are trying to get your car fixed and you back on theroad.
  9. 9. How to Make an Insurance Claim7. Get Your Car FixedAfter your claim is approved and you have consulted a mechanic orauto body shop, you can take a deep breath now that your car is incapable hands. Make sure that your auto insurer has everything theyneed and that there are no outstanding issues to address.
  10. 10. How to Make an Insurance ClaimThe process of making an auto insurance claim after an accidentdoes not need to be stressful. Follow the steps outlined here to makeit flow as efficiently as possible. Be prepared in case of an accident.
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