Should I put a claim in for a small ding in my door?

Can I put a claim in for a small ding on my door? I noticed a small dent in my rear passenger side door. It isn't big, but it is driving me crazy.

Answer provided by
Shannon Martin
Answered on Jul 06, 2021
Shannon is an expert in personal lines liability insurance with 13 + years of insurance industry experience. She also served as a special insurance liaison to AARP members for 6 of those years. She is a graduate of UL Lafayette and currently resides in NY with her family. Shannon is also an amateur juggler, ukulele player, and is a time travel paradox theory enthusiast.
“When you love your car, small imperfections can drive you crazy!
If you have collision coverage, you can put a claim in for the ding.
Keep in mind that collision coverage will only pay out after the deductible on the policy is met.
It would be a good idea to get an estimate for the repairs before you contact the claims department.
If it is only a few hundred dollars to fix your car, you may want to take care of it yourself.”

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