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Ask Anne Marie: What Happens if I Don’t Fix My Car After a Crash?

July 12, 2019

Every week we’ll highlight the best question sent to our resident insurance expert, Anne Marie Thomas. This week’s question comes from someone who was involved in a minor accident. Moe asks:

“Would a company refuse to insure my car or renew my insurance if I do not repair the damage to my car after an accident?”

As always, honesty is 100 percent the best policy when it comes to your insurance, and not repairing your car could be a problem down the road, explains Anne Marie.

“Yes it is possible that an insurance company can refuse to renew your policy after an accident, if they do renew your policy, they may decline to offer your coverage for damage to your vehicle.”

Driving around with even minor damage can be unsafe, and could put your coverage or future claims at risk.

Whether you’ve had an accident or not, the best way to save money on car insurance is to compare quotes on InsuranceHotline.com.

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