Call 4 Action: Getting help with canceled auto insurance

Posted at 4:53 PM, Apr 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 17:53:29-04

MILWAUKEE -- If you get a cancellation or non-renewal notice for your auto insurance, here are a few things that you might want to do to resolve the situation.

Read the notice carefully and contact your agent or the insurer immediately.

There should be a reason clearly stated about why the policy is being canceled or non-renewed, and there should be information about how to obtain coverage through the Wisconsin Auto Insurance Plan.

If you do not understand the reason or you believe that the insurer has inaccurate information, you may want to discuss the issue with the company as soon as possible to allow enough time for corrections or to find other insurance.

If your coverage is being canceled or non-renewed, it does not necessarily mean that you will be considered high risk or should expect to pay higher premiums.

Sometimes a company does not renew because they are no longer offering a particular policy or type of coverage.

Or, they may choose to cancel or non-renew for something that another company would find acceptable.

Your best bet is to shop around with a few different companies, and consider options that can help to reduce your premium, such as higher deductibles.

If you believe that your policy is being wrongly canceled or non-renewed, and you are unable to get your agent or insurer to help, contact the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance by clicking here.