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By: Jackie M.
Edith Aldrich - State Farm Insurance Agent
They are helpful and friendly,
By: redrobin4
A Auto Insurance Mr
I have never posted a review in my life, I generally just overlook bad service, because when a business treats their customers bad they generally fold in the long run. Since this business has been around for a long time I decided to give a review to warn folks, maybe a fake review will follow my review saying how great these people are. Don't believe it for a second. They were very unorganized and lousy customer service.When I called these people for a quote she was very nasty, I think her name was Diane. Anyway, after being very rude for no reason, she said she would call me back with the quote the very next day. A side note: I use to think when a person was nasty with a customer, they must have had a reason, like maybe the customer was hard to deal with or something like that, I don't think like that anymore.Well.... after 2 days no call back, so I called back and a man answered the phone, I think his name was John, he was much nicer but told me I needed to deal with the lady I started with because she had all my information, I said no problem could you transfer me, he said she wasn't in and I could call back later in the afternoon, well needless to say I couldn't reach her all that day, so I call back the next day and she still wasn't there, and since I started my quote with her, no one else could help me they said. I finally reached her and she was the same way (very cold nasty attitude)she said she had to start over because the guy I talked to a few days earlier (John) was not there anymore and goofed things up and they got rid of him or something, she went on bad mouthing this guy John saying things like he always told customers things that wasn't true and he just didn't know what he was talking about etc...I had no idea why she was telling me all this, because he never quoted me anything, it was her, that was suppose to get back with me with a quote, not him.It was like she was trying her best to blame him for her mistake. well.. by the time she was finished bad mouthing her coworkers and making excuses, she finally gave me a quote. The whole situation was very unpleasant and unprofessional. Just so you know, I NEVER did or said a thing out of the way to this lady even when she was rude and incompetent, I just let it all go(until now).Here's the good part, I should thank this mean person with a very nasty attitude because I decided to check around, and I was shocked at what I found out, I got my insurance at Direct general insurance for approx half the price as this insurance office, for the SAME coverage, I kid you not, check it out for yourself, I didn't realize the prices could be that far apart. Please, do yourself a favor, stay away from these people, and please save yourself a lot of money by checking around before you commit, in a way I'm so glad these people acted the way they did, had they not, I would have paid close to double for my car insurance. I think the lady I talked with should find a different line of work, because she has no idea how to deal with the public. You shouldn't bring a miserable home life to work, it's just bad business.Again, please check around before you buy your car insurance with these people, whether it's direct general or whoever, almost every insurance office I got a quote from was way cheaper than these people.I'm fully aware that some companies will write a fake review after they get a bad one to make the bad review look untrue and to make themselves look good and to try and fool people, but one thing they can't do is fool you on their prices compared to other companies, so please get quotes from other insurance companies before signing with these people.One last thing to this office, you shouldn't lie or treat people badly, they might review you and warn others. Thanks for forcing me to save money by choosing another company(Direct General).
Tips & Advices
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