Gather opinions from body shops about what insurance companies they recommend
Think about working with the guidance of an insurance agent
Investigate the financial strength ratings of the companies under consideration
Read the up-to-date J.D. Power and Associates or Consumer Reports customer satisfaction surveys
Contact local lawmakers if you feel you have been mistreated by insurance providers
Retain your right to sue. If you're involved in an auto accident, make sure you don't sign any paperwork from the insurance company before you consult with an attorney; you may be signing away your right to file suit for personal injuries and property damage.
Steer clear of aftermarket parts requirements
Ask for advice from friends and family who are satisfied with their insurance policies