If you are looking to file a diminished value claim for your vehicle, you are sure to have some questions.
Common questions from our clients might include:
Whatever the diminished value need, I am eager to provide top-quality service to you in a timely manner!
Whether it is inquiring for a diminished value quote, some free advice, or getting a diminished value appraisal, the most important decision you make is making sure you get the most out of your damaged vehicle’s diminished value claim. We will work hard to gain your business and leave you satisfied! You can also rest assured that we stand behind all our work.
All our diminished value services are highly qualified and fully certified. We have many years of knowledge and experience in all types of diminished value claims. We are continually keeping up-to-date with the latest policies and trends, so you have peace of mind that our work will add value to the appraisal of your vehicle.
Call us today and learn why our customers are truly satisfied and even surprised at how easy and quick the work is done. Even if you think filing a diminished value claim is out of your budget, you just might be pleasantly surprised how affordable it actually is. We’ll work to do everything we can to help you get the best possible outcome!
Diminished Value is defined as that portion of a damaged vehicle’s pre-Loss Value that has Not been restored through the repair process. There are actually three (3) basic types of Diminished Value.
Probably, if your vehicle has No Prior Significant Damage History. To find out for sure, fill out and submit our FREE DIMINISHED VALUE QUOTE FORM to help you decide whether you should pursue a Diminished Value claim.
By providing the insurance company with a professionally prepared Diminished Value Report from a licensed appraiser that documents the extent of your Diminished Value, explains the methodology by which the extent of Diminished Value was determined and includes independent recognized authority that supports the assessment expressed in the report.
YES … The insurance industry keeps coming up with new excuses to not pay what they owe on Diminished Value Claims. To the uninformed, some of their arguments actually seem to make sense. But, to the trained and licensed professional, we’ve heard all their arguments before and we know how to deal with each-and-every one of them. Over the past few years, the pool of diminished value “Appraisers” has mushroomed. There are now “Discount” Diminished Value appraisers that will pick-your-pocket for whatever they can get, in exchange for useless reports that are of No Value, i.e: reports based on the Rule 17c Formula, or any similar formula. The insurance industry even seems to be underwriting some of these Late Entries in an effort to Minimize their Payments on Diminished Value Claims.
*DISCLAIMER* This information is generated for a general explanation for ACV or “Actual Cash Values”. Please contact me for a exact rules, regulations, and laws in Arizona.
Car insurance companies label a vehicle a “total loss” when the cost to repair the vehicle to its pre-damaged state exceeds the cost of the vehicle’s worth, or actual cash value.
Determining whether a vehicle is a total loss depends on several factors such as:
Your car insurance agent can walk you through each factor.
Possibly… depending on how the process advances it will be your decision to make. However, not necessary in small claims court. The simple act of filing a suit may bring the at fault insurance company to the table and a settlement could be reached (in a lot of cases).
It was been my experience of the last 30 years of Diminished Value Claims that my Company has a 95% win ratio.
If the amount of your Diminished Value exceeds Small Claims Court authority (superior court), you will need to be represented by an attorney. We will then be available to help your attorney prosecute your case.
Troye is one of the most experienced and respected Diminished Value Claim Appraisers in Arizona for over a 30+years. Lives and money have been saved due to our Diminished Value services and we continue to strive to be the best in the state and the industry.