6 Tips for Settling Your Property Damage Claim After a Car Accident

In this video, personal injury lawyer Nick Wagoner shares 6 tips for settling a property damage claim with the insurance adjuster after a car wreck.

According to members of the American auto-insurance industry, the average driver will be involved in four car accidents in their lifetime.

In most car wrecks, the vehicles that were involved in the accident will need to be repaired. In cases where a car is damaged so badly in an accident that it cannot be repaired, the owner may have to buy a new car.

If your car needs to be repaired or replaced because of a car wreck for which you were not at fault, you can file a property damage claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance provider. To settle your property damage claim with the insurance company, you and the adjuster handling your claim must agree on the cost of repairing or replacing your damaged vehicle.

The tips in this video are designed to help you get better, faster results when negotiating the settlement of your property damage claim with the insurance company after a car crash.

The tips discussed in this video are as follows:

  • Tip #1: Get Supporting Evidence
  • Tip #2: Negotiate the Fair Market Value
  • Tip #3: Choose Your Own Body Shop
  • Tip #4: Spend the Insurance Money However You Want
  • Tip #5: Get Reimbursed for Your Rental Car
  • Tip #6: Personal Property Damage Claim