Central Insurance Companies

Category: Claims


A Sense of Purpose = A Career in the Insurance Industry

My career in insurance started like many in the industry – I just kind of fell into it. Then fell in love with it. I entered the industry as a finance major straight out of college. At first, I wasn’t…

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Two Important Tips for Handling a Total Loss Vehicle Claim

“Your vehicle is a total loss.” These are words you probably never want to hear from your insurance company. But what does “total loss” really mean?

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How Are Your Damages Estimated?

If you’ve ever been involved in an auto accident, one of the first questions you might ask is, “What will it cost to repair my vehicle?” This can be an intimidating question since most of us are not in the auto repair business…

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What is a Deductible?

If you’ve ever had an auto accident or a homeowner’s claim, you have likely talked about your deductible. A deductible is the amount that is “deducted” or subtracted from the overall loss amount. So theoretically, if you have an auto…

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Man’s Best Friend or a Liability?

I am an animal lover, but dogs are my personal favorite. They are great company and it’s in their nature to seek your approval and love. Dogs are said to be “man’s best friend”, but have you ever thought about…

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Understanding Rental Car Coverage

It’s my experience that one of the most frequently asked questions policyholders have after being involved in an automobile accident is this one: “Does my insurance policy cover the cost for me to obtain a rental car while my car…

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Why Is My Auto Damage Estimate Not What I Anticipated?

Have you ever wondered what the body shop technician is looking at when they are writing up an estimate for damages to your vehicle? You may expect the estimate to come back at “this number” but are shocked to see…

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