Property Damage Repair and Insurance Fraud (reported by CNN tonight)

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CNN Reports Insurance Companies are Defrauding Consumers Tonight on CNN it was reported that insurance companies are forcing automobile body repair facilities to use used and broken parts to fix your damaged vehicle. The reason is to save these insurance companies money. If auto body repair shops refuse to use substandard parts to repair your vehicle, their owners are reporting that these same … [Read more...]

A Basic Overview of Vehicle Repair After a Collision in California

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After a collision involving your automobile, truck or motorcycle, an insurance company has an obligation to either... repair your vehicle or determine that your vehicle is a total loss and pay the reasonable value of your vehicle. Not surprisingly, the insurance company has the right to select the least expensive option. Example For example, let’s say another driver runs a red light, … [Read more...]

California Auto Body Repair Consumer Bill of Rights (Amended January 1, 2010)

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Every week we get several calls from consumers who have questions about getting their automobile property damage repaired after an accident. Most are not aware of their legal rights. Here is the California Auto Body Repair Consumer Bill of Rights that should help answer most of your questions. Phone numbers and links are also provided. If you still have questions, feel free to call. A … [Read more...]

Auto Body Repair Consumer Bill of Rights

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You've just been in a collision and your vehicle is damaged.  You need to get it repaired but are not sure what your rights are. As a consumer in the State of California, you have specific rights that auto body shops and insurance companies may not take away from you.  Here's information that we hope will help answer your auto repair questions. In the State of California, a consumer is … [Read more...]