Tips on Making Mercury Insurance Claims

Mercury Insurance Group

Mercury Insurance Group a/k/a Mercury Insurance, is not as big as many of the other insurance groups that sell auto insurance in the United States. Furthermore, they operate primarily in 11 states. Unfortunately for Texans, Texas is one of those eleven. Do not be mistaken, however, “smaller” does not mean they are “small.” Mercury Insurance boasts over 4 billion in assets and 12,500 employees and independent agents. Mercury has been in operation since 1961. They are headquartered in Los Angeles, California and are currently the fourth largest insurer there behind State Farm, Farmers and Allstate.

Mercury Insurance tends to market towards selling less expensive insurance to better drivers. They offer “premium” discounts for lower risk drivers. Many of the policies we see in Texas have been bare bones policies providing just the minimum limits and the basic required coverages.

Dealing With Mercury Claims Adjusters

Historically, some claimants have reported that dealing with Mercury Insurance claims adjusters is not always pleasant.  Perhaps this is why they were hit with a three million-dollar jury verdict back in 2008, after the jury was provided evidence that Mercury training documents trained people to make low-ball claims offers, drag out claims and remind the claimants that they could be found liable at trial. Amerigraphics, Inc. v. Mercury Casualty Company, BC331524 (La. Super. Ct., Feb. 21, 2008). Don’t be surprised if they put up a fight.

Don’t Let Mercury Insurance Treat Your Claim Like a Number

If you have been injured in an auto accident, you deserve to be compensated for the damages to your vehicle and your person. If Mercury insurance is reusing to provide you with fair compensation for your accident, call Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. for a free consultation regarding your case. We charge no fees unless we make a recovery. 800-298-0111

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Paul Cannon

Paul Cannon has practiced personal injury trial law since 1995. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law (2005). He has earned recognition as a Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in 2017 & 2018, and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2017. He is a Shareholder, trial lawyer and online marketing manager at Simmons and Fletcher, P.C. His legal writings have been published by the Texas Bar Journal, Business.com, Lawyer.com HG Legal Resources, Lawfirms.com, and others. He has been asked to give education talks and media interviews on dog bite law.