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I was hit by old dump truck (covered by Progressive) while driving on the interstate. It put me in a spin and I t-boned a pickup and then ended up down an embankment backwards. He kept driving down the highway until something flew off his truck and struck the Honda that had been behind me and witnessed my accident. She told him what he had done to me and he drove back to the site of my accident. The State Police found over 15 violations on the truck and towed it away.

I suffered neck and shoulder injuries. I tried alleviating the pain with 6 months of physical therapy until the therapist referred me to an orthopaedic surgeon. I then had shoulder surgery to fix a separated shoulder and several tears in the labrum.

I kept my insurance company informed of my medical progress and didn't even talk to Progressive. They called me and I told them I was under a doctor's care and would contact them when I was released. I decided to hire an attorney and was glad I did. I gave them all of my paperwork and he got me an excellent settlement. There is no way I would ever attempt to collect from any insurance company when I'm involved in an accident. Sure the 1/3 the attorney gets really sucks but all insurance companies will screw with you at every turn.

Also - the medical coverage on your own policy is worth every penny! I collected $10K + $10k because there were two vehicles involved and my medical bills were over the $20k mark. I had never had medical coverage until I was covered under my 2nd husband's policy. Now, I will never drive without it. The medical coverage is not subject to subrogation (sp) even though my health insurance company attempted to collect those funds. My attorney didn't even get any of the $20k! Pay the extra for that coverage. Just my 3 cents worth!

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Progressive Flat Out Stole Money From Me
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Rating: 1/51

MANASSAS, VIRGINIA -- I agree to have $152.88 a month taken from my account for insurance. The first month was $152.88 and it was to be the same for the next 5 months. Well on 7/23/2013 my account was charged $172 and now they're telling me it's going to be 12 days before they can give me back the money they stole.... I live paycheck to paycheck and this overcharge has caused my account to be overdrawn by $10.99 and they have no plans of covering my overdraft fees which was $35... I just don't understand how they can steal my money and hold it for 12 days and I'm stuck with overdraft fees?

Needless to say this company thrives on stealing money and using other people's money for up to 12 days. I wish there was something I could do but I guess since this is a big company and I'm just one person I may as well be talking to a wall right now.... BTW I canceled my insurance with these crooks and I changed companies and I ended up saving $40 a month. AVOID Progressive Insurance at all cost because they will steal your money too.

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Raised Rates and renewed policy without concent.
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Rating: 1/51

HAZARD, KENTUCKY -- I purchased a 6 month policy with Progressive for $185.00 a month. When they sent a renewal notice they wanted to raise my rate to $220.00 a month. I couldn't afford that amount due to my husband's recent job loss so I didn't renew. (There were no changes in the policy other than the rate, no claims or traffic tickets.)

I parked the vehicle until we could afford to pick up insurance with another company, which we did at a much lower rate. Now I'm being billed almost $400.00 for a policy I didn't renew, on terms I didn't agree to and on a vehicle that wasn't driven. I've tried to speak to someone from Progressive about this but they say there is nothing I can do and they will continue with collections. I fulfilled my 6 month agreement. How can they raise my rates and automatically renew my policy without any consent from me. This is absurd.

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Auto Accident
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FT WORTH,, TEXAS -- I am writing this complaint on Progressive Auto Insurance. My pickup was hit in our parking lot by a lady in our complex. When I talked to her, her reply was that "I don't think I hit your pickup." I showed her the red paint that was rubbed off of her bumper onto the side of my pickup, I ask her if she going take of it. Her reply was no.

I turned it on to my insurance and ask if they would talk to her insurance co.(Progressive) which they did. I talked to her claim representative and he had me go and get an estimate. I ask him he wanted me send the pictures that I took of both vehicles, he told me that he didn't want to see them.

He called me the next day and told me he declined the claim because, number one the lady said she didn't hit me and, number two there was not a police report filled (police don't investigate accidents on Private property). I told him this, but he still declined the claim. They (Progressive) to this day has never looked at my pickup. It has been over 30 days since the accident. Thank you! FED UP.

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Wrong Way DUI Driver Hit Us
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If you have Progressive insurance, cancel your policy. A drunk driver hit our brand-new car while driving the wrong way on a one-way street. Progressive got us a rental & repaired our car in less than a week. We were told that we would get our $500 deductible back once "we gave them a police report" to clearly identify who was at fault. My car is not the same as it was before it was hit & the uninsured motorist part of our CAR INSURANCE only covered bodily injury not my car.

When I asked them about this odd coverage, they said my husband has to tell them that he wants that coverage. Last time I checked, full coverage was supposed to cover everything in full. Progressive insurance FAIL! This whole experience has cost me time, frustration and $560.

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Claims Are Really Difficult to Collect
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After several years of driving with no claims I had an accident with my commercial vehicle. My truck was deemed a total loss according to Progressive's appraiser/adjuster and was valued at $7167 minus the deductible I got $6323.00. I had a year old engine and two month old tires so I asked to keep the truck. They sold it to me for $2095.00 so I only got $4228.00. I ended up paying out-of-pocket $1050.00 in towing it from the accident and another $400.00 to tow it from their shop.

On top of that after they paid the claim they threatened to put a stop payment on the check if I did not registered the vehicle as a salvage. I really thought that after being a loyal customer they were going to be more helpful but once I got into the accident they became rude and argumentative. As soon as my policy expires I'm changing to another company.

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Progressive Insurance is pathetic
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Progressive Insurance is pathetic. Their claims adjuster in the Phoenix Arizona (Ryan **) area is not accepting responsibility for the damages caused when they're insured backed into my truck in a strip-mall parking lot on December 23rd. I am convinced that Progressive and this agent are pushing me back to make the claim against my own insurer due to the simple fact that no police report was filed. There is no proof or witness that can be called against them on this so they simply refuse to do the honest and honorable thing which is to pay for the damages. There was no debate as to the cause of the accident.

The agent (Ryan **) would not state that the insured (Angela **) denied backing into my vehicle. He would only say that her statement did not exactly match my statement regarding the incident. Now I'm no expert in these matters and certainly it was a mistake to not have the police come. I probably made other mistakes of oversight too but I naively believed that a nationally recognized insurance company like Progressive would not resort to this sort of underhanded measure to keep from paying a few hundred dollars to fix my truck. I would and will be very wary of ever doing business with Progressive. I do not believe them to be an organization built on ethics.

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Fraud Insurance Company "Progressive"
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My story beats all of the rest of the stories. My car was vandalized sometime 2 months ago and now Progressive insurance company is investigating me over the claim. I have been with them for at least 5 years. They have obtained recorded statement from me and my family, asked for my phone bills and bank accounts information. The best part of it all they came to my house and took sample of oil and transmission fluid from the car. Instead of paying or fixing the claim they rather take the time and ask for something crazy every week. My truck was badly vandalized and I have no way of getting around but to borrow another car.

I will never ever go back to progressive nor I will recommend this insurance to anyone. Please stay away from these people. The car was slashed all around. They broke the back glass and the inside seats were also slashed. On top of it all they have spray tagged RR on the hood of the car. I am still waiting to settle the claim. God Bless.

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Progressive Poor Claim Settlement Experience
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Progressive is not responsible in their claim settlements. I was hit by a car on my new F-150 Ford Lariat in Sioux City, Iowa that was just 2 months old. We both had Progressive. Progressive ended up totaling the almost new truck. The adjuster came up with a replacement price of $31,196.13 for a two-month-old truck that had a MSRP of over $41,000. One-year-old Lariats trucks are booked for more than I was given for a settlement for this essentially new truck.

When I pointed this out to the adjuster, they never even had the decency to respond to this gross undervalued settlement. I simply got a check in the mail. I have been told by several people that deal with insurance company's that Progressive is the hardest company to work with. Now I know why. I will soon be dropping my insurance with Progressive after this less than satisfactory conclusion. I am sure Progressive couldn't care less about this claim."

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From Amica to Progressive Accident 101
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I recently switched to Progressive Auto Insurance from Amica Auto Insurance. Murphy's law: I get into a minor accident which resulted in another car clipping my passenger side mirror. Total cost, about $40.00. Not a big deal, but to be safe went through the motions of insurance claim.

First I contacted Prog. through their online claim. A representative contacted me three times that day. Once we touched base, I gave a recorded incident report. It was at this point they said they would be sending me a written report to fill out and draw a diagram. Through email I downloaded the form, filled it out and faxed it to my representative that day.

Progressive then emailed me with the contact information for the other car's insurance company (Travelers)
I called them as instructed and left another recorded accident report statement. Travelers Ins. then sent me an accident report to fill out. Repeating the Same information I said, and wrote for Progressive and said to Travelers.

Now I feel like my statements and written information is redundant and inefficient. Aggravation is peaking, as I'm paying monthly payments to this Insurance company but feel like I'm doing all the leg work for this claim. Now, it could be because I'm inexperienced in this area. However... I have been in one other accident, filled out my info online, spoke to a representative once online and everything else was taken care of.

I'm beginning to think that the reduced prices at Progressive comes at quite the cost. If you don't get into an accident, insurance with Progressive is fine. If you do get into an accident, you better hope you paid for them to do all the work.

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