Bought new car because I wanted a BRAND new car, not one that has been thrashed by no fault of my own. don't want a pieced together car.5k damage is a lot to a car that was 12k new (30 days ago). wonder if I could sale it when the time comes,(carfacts &such). Do I have any options to truly make this whole???
Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
You're entitled to the loss in value to your vehicle after the repair, commonly referred to as diminished value. Dimimnished value is just one component of your property damage claim. Make sure your towing charge, stirage fees, and loss of use-rental was also paid for. Hired an independent appraiser to appraise the diminished value. Make the proper demand pursuant to OCGA 33-4-7.
Personal Injury Lawyer
You are entitled to the diminished value which you should have determined by an independent appraiser hired by you, not by the insurance co. If you want a "brand new" car you will have to purchase another one. Hopefully, you have not lost your diminished value claim by signing a release. Good luck.
Law Office of Robert G. Rothstein (Atlanta)
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