The below links are to state agencies and non-profit organization that may be of interest to you. We at Car Claim Abuse focus on providing information to assist you in obtaining a satisfactory settlement amount. The state links are for that purpose. However we also provided other links that you may want to contact, if you want to file a complaint or just become more informed of insurance practices.
Each state has a dollar limit on small claims court. New Jersey’s small claim court limit for vehicles is $3,000 however New York vehicle limit is $5,000. Small claims court is an informal court where you can represent yourself. The fees to sue in small claims court are nominal. In New Jersey it is under $50. Use the top state name link below to find your state limit.
Most state information on small claims is statewide. However others are state/county specific. The following states have multiple website for each county; Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas. The links for those states just list one county. You can search for your county small claims court where appropriate.
To assist in negotiations, you want to know how the insurance company must settle your claim. Some states mandate a thirty day time limit for vehicle insurance claim settlements. Preparing yourself in understanding state insurance regulations, where the accident occurred, is very important. Use the bottom state name link below to learn about your state regulations, be informed of your state rights.