how much more will a person pay for insurance if he or she has one citation?

Asked on June 30, 2009 under Insurance Law, Kansas

Answers:

L.M., Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

This varies tremendously from one insurance company to another.  Some are pretty forgiving and will not increase your premium unless you caused an accident at the same time resulting in serious injuries.  Others will raise your rates immediately, but only a small amount.  Still others take citations fairly seriously depending on what the citation was for, and may increase your rates substantially.  I would suggest you wait and see, and then consider shopping around to see if you can do better elsewhere.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.