TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Advice on body damage from accident today

Discussion in 'Model S' started by wrysys, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. PhilDavid

    PhilDavid Active Member

    Joined:
    May 22, 2018
    Messages:
    2,110
    Location:
    Philadelphia
    Totally agree.

    CarFax or no CarFax, if someone was negligent and causes an accident, I'd throw the book at them with properer representation for a maximum Diminished Value claim.

    The at fault party's insurance company will try to finagle out of it but only if you let them. They are legally required to not just fix your car but make you whole with a comparable rental plus diminished value if your car needs to have body panels repainted and is now thus worth less.

    Look up "Petty Details Diminished Value." If nothing else, hopefully they will learn a lesson about not being negligent in the future and causing harm to others.
     

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


    SUPPORT TMC