The General Automobile Insurance Services, Inc.
The General Automobile Insurance Services, Inc. (the General) is a licensed insurance agency specializing in automobile insurance. This insurance company, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee is a subsidiary of PGC Holdings Corp. PCG has been writing automobile insurance through its subsidiaries since 1963.
The General’s niche market is providing automobile insurance for drivers who might not be able to obtain insurance elsewhere: drivers who have a history of driving violations or accidents, have not had a consistent history of carrying insurance, or have lower credit scores. This can also include drivers who are sometimes considered high-risk by insurance companies because of youth (under 20) or age (over 70).
The General’s claim to fame is low cost automobile insurance and low monthly payments. It sells policies primarily online, except in Louisiana where it actually has store fronts. Payments are accepted online and over the telephone, via credit or debit card, as well as other traditional forms.
You might recognize this insurance company by its small soldier logo and humorous television commercials.
The company offers automobile insurance policies from Permanent General Assurance Corporation, Permanent General Assurance Corporation of Ohio, and The General Automobile Insurance Company, Inc. In spite of having primarily high risk policy holders, the company enjoys an A.M. Best rating of A- (Excellent).
Whether you are an investor, or shopping around for an automobile insurance policy, this seems to be a company to keep your eye on. The company is growing, which is difficult in today’s market. Before you make a final decision about which insurance company to ultimately purchase an auto policy from, make sure to get a quote from this one also. Quotes are always free, and you could be pleasantly surprised. The number to call with questions or to obtain a policy quote is 1-866-519-7422. Regional call centers are located in Arizona, Louisiana and Ohio.
If you have even worked for The General Automobile Insurance Services, Inc. or had an automobile insurance policy with them, our readers would love to hear from you. What did you think about this company? What did you like or dislike about it? In particular, how was the customer service you experienced? Please share your insights or personal story with the rest of our insurance community. Just fill out the web-form below to get started. Thank you for sharing.
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