Consumers in search of the best auto insurance companies for Wisconsin have some very good choices, but it’s still necessary to do a little research to find the right company to satisfy personal wants and needs. What’s best for one person may not be right for the next.
When trying to find the best auto insurance companies for Wisconsin, check for how well a company does in several areas: cost of premiums, type of benefits offered, the insurance company’s overall financial stability, how they handle claims, and the level of service that can be expected. Here are several resources to use.
Wisconsin Department of Insurance – First, become familiar with the laws of the state of Wisconsin and how auto insurance is handled. The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance for Wisconsin has a Q&A section that can provide a wealth of information.
J.D. Power and Associates – Another important consideration the best car insurance companies for Wisconsin is which has the highest overall customer satisfaction. The annual J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. National Auto Insurance Study provides a good look at the best-rated car insurers across five factors: interaction, policy offerings, billing and payment, price, and claims. Checking their list, the top car insurance companies nationally (doing business in Wisconsin, although they may be headquartered elsewhere) are Amica Mutual, State Farm, and Geico. Amica Mutual is the JDPA award winner, and State Farm, Geico, Erie and Auto Owners Insurance each have a four-circle JDPA rating. Allstate, Farmers and Progressive each have a three-circle JDPA rating.
Check Company Websites – Become as well-informed as possible by visiting the auto insurance company websites. Compare how each handles claims, billing process, how they interact with customers, company history, and all other relevant items. Here are links to several of the best auto insurance companies for Wisconsin:
Amica Insurance – or call toll-free 1-800-242-6422
Erie Insurance – also at 1-800-458-0811
State Farm Insurance – customer service line is 1-800-981-2875
Geico – or call customer service at 1-800-861-8380
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