Report An Insurance Claim
What To Do When You Have An Accident
Remember, Stay Calm, Accidents Happen. We’ve Got You.
Protect your auto and any other property from further damage.
Never admit liability or sign a statement unless authorized by your Claims Representative.
Promptly contact the police if you need their assistance.
Obtain all information needed while you are at the accident scene.
Important Information You’ll Need To Gather After An Incident
Place And Property
Date, Time, and Location of the accident
Vehicle information such as the year, make, model and license plate number and state.
Driver information such as name, address, phone number, and drivers’ license number. Also would need same information of the owner of the vehicle, if the driver is different from the owner.
Insurance company names and policy numbers of all drivers involved.
Names, addresses, and phone number's of any person(s) that may have been injured or witnessed the accident.
Where the vehicle damage is located on all vehicles involved including any additional damage to property other than a vehicle.
Police department name, officer's name/badge #, and an Incident number if the police were present at the scene.
If you are a commercial driver operating a company owned vehicle, you will need to notify your employer of the accident.
Report the claim to your agent, the companies closest branch office, or the after hours claims service as soon as possible.
Some Quick Legal Information
*For your convenience, If you are insured with Erie Insurance, you can also report your loss over the Erie Insurance website at www.erieinsurance.com by clicking on “Access Erie” and then “Claim Reporting”.
Failure to report the claim to your insurance company as soon as possible can result in an unconditional discharge of coverage under the policy.
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