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unfortunately this isn't an easy answer -

it depends on the type of claim (property, personal injury etc) , your driving history ( years of experience,your age, accident hist,points, revocations etc) , how At Fault you were (10%,80% etc) and of course the royal boomerang - the insurance companies policy , the hardest one of them all to gauge , because they keep that confidential . If your ins co is too expensive , shop around and get a written quote prior to changing companies, transfer the coverage and pay the new one in full when you get the bill, that way they cant raise the rate later( a common low ball trick a lot of them use to get you to switch). Pick a date for the date of coverage to take effect , and when you have the new policy take effect ,drop the old co effective the date the new one starts, that way you don't have duplicate coverage - which is th law in most states - and the old company will have to refund you any credit left on your old policy- the law too . good luck

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Q: If you are found at fault is the amount that your premiums will increase determined by the total amount the claim or just by the number of claims?
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