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    • Will2911
    • By Will2911 5th Mar 18, 9:10 AM
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    Car insurance claim- mileage issues
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:10 AM
    Car insurance claim- mileage issues 5th Mar 18 at 9:10 AM
    Hi,

    I have a slight concern. The other day was involved in an accident in the ice. The car was totaled as the air bags deployed.

    Insurance company have been informed and are dealing. However we are worried because our annual mileage is down as 6k. However we have had to do considerably more already and policy renews in October. This is due to having had a sick relative who lives 60 miles away that we have had to visit 3/4 times a week since December, adding about 4.5k to the clock. I have told the insurance company about this, but only after the accident. They have said it should not invalidate the claim... But I'm still worried.

    Any thoughts?
    Last edited by Will2911; 05-03-2018 at 9:13 AM.
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    • zx81
    • By zx81 5th Mar 18, 9:15 AM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:15 AM
    I think you should listen to your insurer.
    • Will2911
    • By Will2911 5th Mar 18, 9:18 AM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:18 AM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 9:18 AM
    I probably should. They have said that in worst case scenario they would most likely have to make me write a statement and increase premiums to actual amount.
    She said that it is extremely unlikely they will invalidate it and its better that I called and was honest about it... But I'm still paranoid
    • Reardoa
    • By Reardoa 5th Mar 18, 10:28 AM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 10:28 AM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 10:28 AM
    You shouldn't have any issues. You answered it honestly at inception but circumstances change. I think it would be harsh even if they charged an additional premium under those circs but they may still do that. Absolutely no reason why the claim should be an issue.
    • Will2911
    • By Will2911 5th Mar 18, 12:10 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 12:10 PM
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    • 5th Mar 18, 12:10 PM
    Thanks. I'm jumping to conclusions, just terrifying myself for no reason, I hope....
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