If my daughter purchased a car 5 months ago but there was an error in what she should pay forinsurance, can they now make her pay the difference for all of these months?

She has been paying the amount her insurance company set her payments at but now they say their was a system error on their part and are trying to make her back pay the difference for the past months. Can the legally make her pay for this?

Asked on October 21, 2015 under Insurance Law, Florida


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

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Your daughter and the insurance company entered into a contract  for insurance at a certain rate.  Since your daughter did not know and had no reason to know of the insurance company's mistake, the contract is enforceable against the insurance company on the stated terms in the agreement.  

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