Florida Auto Diminished Value Lawyer

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How a diminished value claim works:

If your vehicle has been damaged in a car accident or truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for the vehicle''s loss in value. This is true, even if the car has already been repaired. The loss in value comes from the fact that your car now carries a history of being damaged in a car accident. It is known as auto diminished value.

Recovery for auto diminished value depends on a number of different factors including fault and extent of damages. Questions that our Florida auto diminished lawyers look at include the following:

1. Did the Florida car accident happen within the last year? Since there are time limitations set by law for filing a claim, we encourage you to talk to our auto diminished value lawyers as soon as possible should you wish to pursue a claim.

2. Was the Florida car accident the other driver's fault? In Florida, the person who caused the accident is responsible (usually through their insurance company) for diminished value damages.

3. Has your vehicle been repaired or is it repairable? A Florida auto diminished value claim is available when the car is repaired or is repairable. It is not available when the car is a total loss.

4. Is the cost to repair greater than $3,000? Generally, the greater cost to repair your vehicle results in a greater diminished value loss, compared to a minor vehicle repair.

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have an auto diminished value claim worth pursuing. Call our Florida auto diminished value lawyers for a free consultation. We may be able to help recover money damages for you.

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The BENEFITS that we provide in handling your Florida auto diminished value claim typically include

1 The advancement of costs.We may advance the costs necessary to present the auto diminished value claim. This means that there are no up front out of pocket costs to you. The costs incurred are reimbursed out of the settlement or judgment, and our costs are waived if no money is recovered.

2 Direct negotiation with the insurance company.We will deal with the insurance company on your behalf.

3 Pursuit of the claim in court, if warranted. Since we are lawyers, we can pursue the claim in court. The insurance companies know this.

4 Our fees are contingent on a successful recovery. Our legal fees are based on a percentage of the total amount of money we recover on your behalf.


 Neiser & Neiser, P.A.
 540 4th Street North
 St. Petersburg, FL 33701

  Florida Auto Diminished Value Attorney

E-mail: nn@neiserlawgroup.com