Can you fire your insurance company while your claim is pending? Hi, I’m Frank Nunes. I’m a California personal injury trial attorney practicing in the state of California. Join me as we answer this question.
The short answer is absolutely. In California, it’s dependent on when the claim was made and who your insurance company was at the time that the claim happened. It’s not necessarily who was insuring you at the time that you wanted to file the suit. So you can be under another policy’s coverage, have a collision or be hit by somebody, realize that you’re paying too much for that insurance when it comes time to renew your policy, switch to another carrier.
In fact, it just happened recently. A client of mine called me. She has a pending case. The case is being handled by her existing insurance company. She found a cheaper rate for her insurance, and she said, “Can I change to a new company? It’s going to save me a lot of money.” I said, “Absolutely.” It would have no impact whatsoever on us resolving her claim.
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