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Everything in Our Power – Claims Department

I am a multi-line claim representative who has been with my company for three years. I started in insurance right out of college, following in my father’s footsteps. He has been in the insurance industry for decades!

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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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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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Why You Need Transportation Expenses Coverage

Oftentimes, when damage occurs as a result of an auto accident, the vehicle can be rendered undrivable. When such an occurrence presents itself, you can find yourself in a tough situation if your auto insurance policy doesn’t provide coverage for you…

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Why You Should Keep Your Collision Coverage

When it comes to collision coverage on the auto policy, the guideline many people follow is to remove the coverage after the vehicle is ten years old. Many believe that after the ten-year mark, most vehicles are not worth enough to warrant keeping the expensive…

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