Usually an insurance company will declare a car totaled before salvaging it. Usually they will know what to do with the car after taking initial photos and if need be pay a shop to look over internal damages if any. How long this takes is how long it takes for the shop to tear apart your car. Typically there is no "time limit" associated as far as a car sitting in a shop is concerned, but for me when I totaled my car the insurance took about 2 weeks to figure it out.
I think this depends on the insurance company. When I was in an accident (I was at fault), the insurance company required my collision deductable up front before they started repairs on my car.
Before an insurance company can sell insurance in a certain state, it must register with the State Dept of Insurance. If the company is sold, then it must notify the Dept of who it was sold to. If it just closes down, its policies were likely sold to another company, the Dept will have to be notified of that as well. Contact the TN Dept of Insurance and inquire there.
You must buy all coverages before an accident. If their is an accident, you cannot buy coverages after an accident, and try to get the insurance to pay for it.
Depends on when it was cancelled. Before or after the accident? When did you get the cancellation notice? If you were cancelled before, then obviously you were uninsured. If the accident was your fault, then any costs are yours alone and not the insurance company's.
Possibly. Try a salvage company.
If the accident occurred after your policy lapsed and before reinstatement, no, it won't.
You can get a free quote for you car insurance from safeauto.com. Simply select your state and fill out the application. If you have had a car accident before, or you are likely to have an accident, your premium may be higher, so you might want to choose an insurance company with a lower premium.
It depends. Is there damage, what is damaged? What is the repair cost estimate? What is the year, make and model? What is the blue book value of the vehicle before the accident?
A premium is the amount of money you pay the auto/health insurance company monthly, quarterly, or biannually whether or not you get in an accident or go to the hospital. The higher your premium the lower your deductible, and the lower your premium the higher your deductible. A deductible is the amount of money after you get in a car accident or visit the hospital before your insurance company pays anything. After you have met your deductible the insurance company covers the rest of the expenses.
If you have both medical insurance and auto insurance, the primary company billed will depend on the situation. If your injuries and medical costs were caused by an auto accident and you carry Medical Payments coverage, you will bill your auto insurance provider. If you do not carry Med Pay insurance coverage, as it is optional in the state of California, the circumstances will depend on who is deemed at fault for the accident. If the other party is at fault, you will bill their insurance company and will advise your claims adjuster as well. If you are deemed at fault and do not carry Med Pay, the only insurance you can bill is your medical insurance provider. Be sure your medical insurance provider does not exclude injuries caused in an automobile accident before approving chiropractic care.
Generally, under most homeowner's insurance policies, when an insurance company pays you for the damaged or destroyed object, they are in effect buying that object from you at its value before the loss. Therefore, the object then belongs to the insurance company, to dispose of as they see fit. Sometimes, if they feel there is any salvage value, they will sell it at auction. If of no percieved value to them, they may allow you to keep it, and usually will sell it back to you at the estimated salvate value. This is usually also true for "totaled" vehicles.
You, the owner, are responsible for providing proof of insurance and ownership AT ALL TIMES! Even if it means requesting a faxed copy BEFORE driving the vehicle. If the other person has an accident, the liabilty/fault should not be in question, not where the title was. Insurance is effective still, but a fine could result in not having the proof.
You may not get the suggested retail value for your vehicle. However, this depends on who you sell it to. When making an auto insurance claim, you will get what the insurance company thinks the value of the vehicle is before the accident.
Insurance polices and carriers differ. A person would need to contact their insurance company to see how long they have to file a claim. In Oregon, a person has up to 10 years to file a personal injury lawsuit in court for a car accident.
No, it's highly unlikely your insurance company would cover damages to your vehicle that occurred prior to your policy's inception (actually, I know of no insurance company that would cover prior damage, for the simple fact that you didn't pay a premium for that damage). Think of it as "you get what you pay for." Your insurance carrier would be under no obligation to pay for damages for which it didn't collect a premium. i was in and aqccident some1 hit me from behind on the 3rd at 5pm i had no insurance then at 11pm i got insurance will that insurance company help me get my car fix. when the accident was the other persons fault
The insurance company will make every effort to put you back in the same position as your were in before the accident. in other words, they will make necessary repairs to the building and contents to as close as it was before the accident. They will probably make some effort to come to an agreement as to what the accident cost you in terms of any loss of income if any occurred.
Insurance company is required to pay for actual damages. This means putting you back to where you were before the accident, not hitting the lottery to get something for nothing. There is no pain and suffering amounts.
== == Seems it was assumed/bought by American National Insurance Company in 1994. Try 800-899-6806 for help. Otherwise, before an insurance company can sell insurance in a certain state, it must register with the State Dept of Insurance. If the company is sold, then it must notify the Dept of who it was sold to. If it just closes down, its policies were likely sold to another company, the Dept will have to be notified of that as well. Contact your State's Dept of Insurance and inquire there.
Insurance is VERY specific when it comes to when coverage starts. If you had the accident BEFORE you got insurance any damage sustained before you purchased the policy damage would not be covered. If you had an accident after the purchase of the policy then any damages would be covered.
No worries! You can renew your car insurance policy. But insurance company will add more premium on your policy if its expired 45 days before. The insurance company maybe report loss of insurance to your state motor vehicle department. and they may revoke your drivers license. In an accident, you will not be covered by your insurance and if you are responsible for the accident, you may be financially responsible for any damages. If stopped by police they may ask to see proof of insurance, without it you will be ticketed, fined, be unable to drive your car and it would be towed at your expense.
No, car insurance is a legally binding contract that starts on a specific date and time that is usually listed on the declarations page. The insurance company will not honor a claim that took place prior to the policy incepting.
A Certificate of Destruction is when the a salvage yard has sent a car to the crusher and before it is crushed he must have the Vehicle ID number check to make sure he has title to destroy the car for scrap metal. Salvaged Title is when a Insurance Title company has deemed a car damaged in a accident i.e. crash,natural diaster,stolen stripped, to repair this car exceeds the cost of the car. So the Insurance company pays-off the owner of the car then sells the car to salvage yard but they put a Salvage Title on the Vin as to make sure if this vehicle is return back in to service the new owner knows that it was deemed totalled. Also so the insurance companies will know if it ever is asked to be insured again they will insure at a lower replacement cost.
No. An insurance policy cannot be issued to pay for an accident that already happened. Why in the world would you think that an insurance company would take on a claim that happened before you purchased the policy.
Your insurance is either valid on the day of your accident or it isn't. If you are asking what happens if the policy was valid on the day of the accident but lapses before the claim is settled then the coverage that was in effect the day of the accident still applies. If your policy was not in effect the day of the accident then coverage will not apply.
Your insurance company did not just decide not to cover you if you have an accident in a rental vehicle. You policy does not provide you with this type of coverage due to the circumstances. You could have prevented this situation by calling your insurance agent and asking this question before you rented the vehicle. If you were just renting a vehicle you could have paid the extra few dollars to the rental car company for physical damage deductible waiver coverage. There are several things you should have done before renting a vehicle that would have prevented this situation.