MetLife

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Laura Walker graduated college with a BS in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science. She married her husband and began working in the family insurance business in 2005. She became a licensed agent and wrote P&C business focusing on personal lines insurance for 10 years. Laura serviced existing business and wrote new business. She now uses her insurance background to help educate...

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Former Licensed Agent Laura Walker

UPDATED: Nov 19, 2011

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Company Details
Address: 18210 Crane Nest Drive 3rd Floor
City: Tampa
State: FL
ZIP Code: 33647
Phone Number: (980) 365-7414
Fax: (860) 308-5154
Website: metlife.com
AM Best Rating: A+
S&P Global Ratings: AA-
Moody's Rating: Aa3
Fitch Rating: AA-

Metropolitan Life, perhaps better known as MetLife, is considered the one of the world’s leading insurance companies. With an estimated 3.6 trillion dollars in insurance policies, 12 percent of which are auto insurance policies, the company has more than 70 million customers. In 2006 they had around 527 billion dollars in verifiable assets.

Reviews
for MetLife, Inc.

4.02 (977 reviews)
1
March 5, 2021

NickDigi55

RUN AWAY!!!!

MetLife Auto has given my wife nothing but [REDACTED WORD]. She worked for [REDACTED NAME] and it came out of her paycheck but once she left [REDACTED NAME] it became [REDACTED WORD]. I would like to talk about our experience from November through March 5th. In November we made a payment over the phone. We were told by the representative that is covers the full months of December and January. We were also told we wouldn’t have to pay until ...
MetLife Auto has given my wife nothing but [REDACTED WORD]. She worked for [REDACTED NAME] and it came out of her paycheck but once she left [REDACTED NAME] it became [REDACTED WORD]. I would like to talk about our experience from November through March 5th. In November we made a payment over the phone. We were told by the representative that is covers the full months of December and January. We were also told we wouldn’t have to pay until February. In January we receive a notice that our policy is going to be canceled due to no payment. We were very confused since we were told we won’t have to pay until February. Also, the amount owed was very confusing because based the yearly premium divided by 12 it was not the amount they said we owed. We call MetLife and get a female representative. We asked simple questions; “why do we owe if we were told something different in November?” No answer for this one. Just a confused worker. Next question “Why does it say we owe over $300 if our yearly premium divided by 12 is $140?” Representative hangs up on us. Rather then find out answers all they do at MetLife is hang up. Call the next day, Finally we get an intelligent agent. He was great. He explained that MetLife charges 9 times a year and not 12 hence the amount being off to us. Explained to us that the first agent was wrong in November and you have to pay in advanced for February/March and have to make that payment in January. Asked us if we would like to do monthly auto payments instead of paying this weird amount 9 times a year. We said yes, this makes perfect sense. Auto payments and don’t have to deal with these terrible MetLife auto agents. Gives us clear instructions. “Call February 1st, make payment over phone of $135 and email the paperwork for auto payment once you pay”. We call February 1st, make the payment. We email paperwork and received a text that auto payment is complete and will start March 1st. Here comes today March 5th. We check out bank account no payment has been taken out. We look online and see our policy is canceled. At this moment I’m thinking here is my 22 week pregnant wife driving without insurance and no one even notified us. I’m very angry as you can imagine. We call 4 times today, the first agent has no answers, takes our number and says a supervisor will call us. Do these agents know anything? Can they look into an issue themselves and get an answer? Guess what I’m not waiting now. I tell my wife I’m calling. Next agent I call and I didn’t even give her a chance to speak said things I shouldn’t of but as you can imagine finding out your pregnant wife is not covered with car insurance without notification to fix an issue is very infuriating. Says she’s going to transfer me to a supervisor. Guess what? Hangs up instead. Why is everything (I need a supervisor or hanging up)with this company? I call back, speak more politely. She informs me that the insurance policy was canceled on February 1st, the same day we called and made the payment! We got a text after February 1st saying we are enrolled in autopay. As you can imagine we have no idea our policy is canceled especially since payment was accepted on February 1st and we got a text afterwards saying we are enrolled in auto pay. Autopay for what? You canceled our policy February 1st. She says she’s going to transfer me to a supervisor, here we go again I’m thinking. Another incompetent MetLife auto agent that needs supervision. He explained to us that the person in February 1st messed up and we would of been covered if something happened. They never fixed the cancelation notice by accident. He tried to twist it on us “if you would of paid the $320 in January this would of never been an issue, we did you the favor” If someone in November is telling us we are paid for December and January; then get a $320 bill in January we aren’t going to pay it blindly. If your team was able to tell us why we had to pay the first time we called it would of never been an issue. Then the next guy offered us automatically monthly payments so of course we going to accept that over being billed random amounts with no explanations! He then offered to reinstate us and charge us the amount for March 1st, we went elsewhere. Stay again from MetLife Auto!
3
February 2, 2021

kvothe

Met Life

It was very amazing and good because they offer the best deals and they put great effort into their job to keep it in the best form possible.
5
January 10, 2021

angie304

Metlife

Metlife is a very good choice.They are there for you 24-7...The agents are very helpful in every way.
5
January 6, 2021

0962550901

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This company is very good and offers us excellent service and classy customer service and can be recommended
4
November 27, 2020

NJAJ

Good Auto insurance for 1st time buyer

Excellent process to expedite the quote of auto insurance. Easy process to renew and good customer service
5
October 23, 2020

johnrandy007

good

its a good for any man auto insurance. its provide good services to the customers. its a good for all
4
October 8, 2020

Watson

Great Metlife

I like the company Met life which is the best insurance company right now. I like the company environment. They are good at their business.
5
July 11, 2020

cyberkisses

Nice!

I thought the company was great! it was super simple to work with and it didn't take too long for them to approve you!
2
June 29, 2020

Lilfurly004

terrible service

They aren’t very good…they like to rip you off. I needed customer support but they continually hang the phone up
5
June 26, 2020

jef_thom

pleased

this company seems a very friendly and supportive to its customer. And their policies are enough friendly.
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