If you have to make multiple claims on your insurance, it is likely that you’re going to be paying more for your insurance premium. However, you might be wondering what the limit is in terms of claims. The answer to this question is that there is no limit on the number of claims that you can file. However, this does not mean that your insurance company can’t cancel your insurance policy. They can definitely drop being your insurance provider at the end of your current policy. They can also drop you for several other reasons.

Why would an insurance company drop you?

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An insurance company could choose to drop you as a client after you make a claim through insurance. However, if it has been more than 60 days after the start of a policy, they can’t drop you without notice. If an insurance company deems you to be too high of a risk to insure, you run the risk of them dropping you as a client. If you want your insurance company to keep you on as a client, you need to make sure that you don’t file too many claims. Filing too many claims proves an insurance company that you are not a safe driver. Especially if you are filing claims that involve you getting into a collision. In almost all cases, a collision is avoidable. The more times you get into a collision, the riskier an insurance company will see you as a client.

What is a notice of non-renewal?

If a car insurance company has issued you a statement of non-renewal, it is important to know what it is. This essentially means that your insurance company will not renew your existing policy once it expires. This does not mean that another insurance company will not give you the same price as you currently have for your insurance premium. However, this means that your current insurance company will not renew the policy after the current policy expires. It is important to realize that an insurance company does not always do this as a result of your poor driving. If an insurance company has decided to write up fewer policies where you live, you might be issued a notice. It can simply be due to other people getting into accidents, that you might a notice of non-renewal on your doorstep.

Can insurance rates go up if you make too many insurance claims?

The answer to this question really depends on the types of claims that you make. If you happen to make a few comprehensive insurance claims, you might not have any increases in your insurance premium. Comprehensive insurance claims are considered not to be the driver’s fault. However, if you make several different collision claims, it is likely that you’re insurance rates are going to go up. In fact, your insurance rates will normally rise after making just one collision insurance claim. Generally, the more you claim through insurance, the higher the risk of your insurance premiums rising. An insurance company may not penalize you every time you submit a claim. Although, you should expect to receive some sort of a rise in your insurance premium if you make several claims.

What can I do if my car insurance has been canceled?

If your car insurance has been canceled, your first order of business should be to get new insurance coverage. A lapse in your insurance coverage can create many different problems if you don’t solve it as soon as possible. You can receive a license suspension, a vehicle registration suspension and you can also receive a number of different fines. If you are caught driving uninsured, you can face even harsher consequences. There is a large fine, you can face a driver’s license suspension and you can even be forced to do community service. Worst of all, you will see an even high-rise in your insurance premium once someone sells you insurance coverage.

Can car insurance drop you without notice?

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Luckily for you, an insurance company cannot drop you without notice. Once the policy is issued and a 60 day period has passed, you must receive notice before an insurance company can cancel your policy. However, if you fail to pay your insurance premium, or your license is suspended, your insurance company can drop you. Another reason that your insurer can cancel your policy is if you give them false information on your application. They also have the ability to drop you if you are not compliant with the terms of your policy. Other than these reasons, your insurance company cannot drop you without notice. This essentially means that you should be able to have coverage from your current insurance provider until when your policy expires.

What to do when your car insurance has dropped you?

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If your car insurance suddenly drops you, you might want to check to see why. If it is due to you making too many claims on your insurance, you’re likely going to have a hard time finding another company to sell you insurance. However, if it seems out of the blue, you might want to check to see what the problem is. An insurance company generally does not drop someone without significant reason. It is important to look at that reason, as other insurance companies likely will as well. It is extremely important to make sure that you keep up with your payments, be truthful to your car insurance provider and to drive safely. If you do all these things, the likelihood of your car insurance provider dropping you is extremely slim.

To Conclude

No one likes to make claims on their insurance. If you think that you’re going to have to make multiple claims, it is important to realize the potential downfalls. You could lose your insurance provider altogether or have a major increase in your insurance premium. You may even end up being forced to shop for a brand-new insurance provider. If this is the case, you also might have a very difficult time finding one. If a small amount of damage has been done to your vehicle, you might want to consider paying out-of-pocket for repairs if you have several claims under your belt. This will send a hint to your insurance provider that you are not abusing them and that they should keep you on as a client.

Resources:

https://www.thebalance.com/maximum-number-of-car-insurance-claims-527117
http://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/091815/can-your-insurance-company-cancel-your-policy-without-notice.asp
https://www.iii.org/article/is-there-a-difference-between-cancellation-and-nonrenewal