Your Source for the Best Auto Insurance of California

Automobile insurance is an often misunderstood insurance product.  Since the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires liability insurance in order to register and operate a vehicle, it is of great importance to purchase and to fully understand your automobile insurance policy.

This brochure will provide you with the information to answer the following questions:

  • Who requires you to be financially responsible?
  • What could happen if you ignore the law?
  • When must you provide proof of insurance?
  • Why it is all up to you?
  • Where do you call if you need assistance?

This brochure provides information to help you understand the various automobile insurance coverages.  It will assist you in discussing your automobile insurance needs, asking informed questions, and understanding just what your insurance company or agent/broker is suggesting when you shop for insurance.

 

Insurer Name Telephone Website Address
21ST Century Casualty Company (800) 211-7283 www.21st.com
Affirmative Insurance Company (800) 877-0226  
AIG Indemnity Insurance Company (877) 310-5687 www.21st.com
AIU Insurance Company (877) 310-5687 www.21st.com
Alliance United Insurance Company (866) 530-5500

www.AllianceUnited.com

Allied Property and Casualty Insurance Co (800) 282-1446 www.alliedinsurance.com
AllState Insurance Company (800) 557-8283 www.allstate.com
AMCO Insurance Company (800) 282-1446 www.alliedinsurance.com
American Economy Insurance Company (800) 472-3326  
American Home Assurance Company (877) 310-5687 www.21st.com
American International Insurance Company of California, INC. (877) 310-5687 www.21st.com
American States Insurance Company (800) 472-3326  
American States P Insurance Company (800) 472-3326  
Amica Mutual Insurance Company (800) 242-6422 www.amica.com
Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company   www.atlanticmutual.com
Balboa Insurance Company (800) 894-0976  
California Capital Insurance Company (800) 682-9255 www.ciginsurance.com
California Casualty Indemnity Exchange   www.calcas.com
Centennial Insurance Company   www.atlanticmutual.com
Clarendon National Insurance Company (800) 333-5553  
Coast National Insurance Company (800) 888-0080  
Cornerstone National Insurance Company (888) 735-5764  
Danielson Insurance Company   www.naicc.com
DeerBrook Insurance Company (800) 349-7342 www.deerbrook.com
Depositors Insurance Company (800) 282-1446 www.alliedinsurance.com
Delos Insurance Company (800) 203-1179 www.delosinsurance.com
Eagle West Insurance Company (800) 682-9255 www.ciginsurance.com
Esurance Property and Casualty Insurance (800) 378-7262 www.esurance.com
Empire Fire and Marine Insurance Co (800) 228-9283  
Encompass Insurance Company   www.encompassinsurance.com
Everest National Insurance Company   www.everestnational.com
Farmers Insurance Exchange   www.farmers.com
Federal Insurance Company   www.chubb.com
Fidelity National Insurance Company (866) 699-1885 www.fnf.com
Financial Indemnity Company   www.unitrinspecialty.com
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company (800) 633-6006 www.firemansfund.com
First American Property & Casualty Insurance Company (888) 922-5343 http://insurance.firstam.com
First National Insurance Co of America (800) 472-3326  
GEICO Casualty Company (800) 841-3000 www.GEICO.com
General Insurance Company of America (800) 472-3326  
Glens Falls Insurance Company (The)   www.encompassinsurance.com
Government Employees Insurance Company (800) 841-3000 www.GEICO.com
Granite State Insurance Company   www.21st.com
Guideone Mutual Insurance Company (877) 448-4331  
Harbor Specialty Insurance Company (800) 233-2442  
Hartford Casualty Insurance Company   www.thehartford.com
Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company   www.thehartford.com
Horace Mann Insurance Company (800) 999-1030  
Horace Mann Property & Casualty Insurance Company (800) 999-1030  
Hudson Insurance Company (866) 836-7064 www.hudsoninsgroup.com
IDS Property Casualty Insurance Company (800) 842-3344 www.ameriprise.com/autohome 
Infinity Insurance Company (800) 782-1020  
Integon Preferred Insurance Company   www.GMACInsurance.com
InterInsurance Exchange of The Automobile Club (877) 222-1445 www.aaa.com
Kemper Independence Insurance Co (877) 252-7878 www.ekemper.com
Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company (800) 837-5254 www.libertymutual.com
Markel American Insurance Company (800) 236-2862  
Maryland Casualty Company (800) 208-1003  
Mercury Insurance Company (800) 956-3728 www.mercuryinsurance.com
Merastar Insurance Company (800) 637-2782 www.merastar.com
Meritplan Insurance Company   www.arrowheadgrp.com
MGA Insurance Company (800) 552-2463  
MIC General Insurance Corporation (800) 847-2886  
Mid-Century Insurance Company   www.farmers.com
National American Insurance Company of California   www.naicc.com
National General Insurance Company (800) 847-2886  
National Interstate Insurance Company (800) 929-1500 www.nationalinterstate.com
Nations Insurance Company (800) 209-4110  
Nationwide Insurance Company of America (800) 282-1446 http://www.nationwide.com/
NorthBrook Indemnity Company (800) 349-7342 www.deerbrook.com
Northern Insurance Company of New York (800) 208-1003  
Northwestern Pacific Indemnity Company   www.chubb.com
Occidental Fire & Casualty Insurance Company of North Carolina (800) 959-9956 www.reliantgeneral.com
Ocean Harbor Casualty Ins. Company (800) 778-4732  
Oregon Mutual Insurance Company (800) 444-7012 www.ormutual.com
Pacific Indemnity Company   www.chubb.com
Pacific Property and Casualty Company   www.anpac.com
Pacific Specialty Insurance Company (800) 303-5000 www.psic-onespot.com
Paris Re American Insurance Company (866) 729-8999  
Permanent General Assurance Corporation (800) 582-6401 www.pgac.com
Personal Express Insurance Company (800) 499-3612 www.expressinsurance.com
Progressive Choice Insurance Company (888) 464-3841  
Progressive West Insurance Company (888) 464-3841  
Redland Insurance Company (800) 937-3965  
Safeco Insurance Company of America (800) 472-3326 www.safeco.com
Safeco Insurance Company of Illinois (800) 472-3326 www.safeco.com
Safeway Direct Insurance Company (888) 581-3700 www.safewaydirect.com
Safeway Insurance Company (800) 807-2339 www.safewayins.com
Southern Insurance Company (888) 793-7888  
Standard Fire Insurance Company   www.travelers.com
Starnet Insurance Company (800) 343-0592  
State Farm General Insurance Company   www.statefarm.com
Sterling Casualty Insurance Company (800) 949-3274 www.dashers.com
Sutter Insurance Company (800) 530-1124 www.sutterinsurance.com
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Company, LTD (866) 791-7571  
Topa Insurance Company (800) 949-6505  
Transguard Insurance Company of America (800) 959-9956 www.reliantgeneral.com
Twin City Fire Insurance Company   www.thehartford.com
Unitrin Direct Insurance Company (800) 253-7744 www.unitrindirect.com
USAA   www.usaa.com
Victoria Fire & Casualty Company (800) 888-8424  
Vigilant Insurance Company   www.chubb.com
Viking Insurance Company of Wisconsin (800) 334-0090  
Wawamesa General Insurance Company (800) 640-2920 www.wawanesaus.com
Western General Insurance Company (800) 984-3533 www.westerngeneral.com
Western United Insurance Company (800) 207-3618  
Workmen's Auto Insurance Company (800) 737-1757  

You can of course go through those insurers above one by one. Quite a few of them will have online auto insurance quotes to help you get what you want quickly. Alternatively, you can find a good auto insurance comparison website and get your quotes in one place regardless of where you live in the United States of America. These sites are great in speeding the process of finding the prices and coverage options fast. Another option is to find a decent vehicle insurance agency on the high street. The advantage of the broker is that you can have a face to face relation. This is important for some people.

Whatever way you go, you should always look at the choices available to you. This will help you in many ways. Firstly, you will be able to find the cheapest auto insurance for your circumstances. Secondly, you will learn something from each of your contact points, whether this may be an internet or high street contact. You can learn a lot from a good website just like a knowledgeable person. You will pick up one or two things on the way that will help you arrange the best coverage possible.