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Collision reimbursement for value lost
Can and should the loss of future value (such as in future trade-in value) be added to the cost of collision repair damages?
The answer is depends. It depends of you who you are (a claimant or an insured), in other words, a third party claim or a first party claim.
You are asking for a Diminished value claim. We have written some articles about the subject. Visit: http://www.auto-insurance-claim-advice.com/diminished-value-claim.html there we outline some of the process and what kind of arguments you can make.
Depending on your situation, you could possibly make that argument.
I hope this helps some.
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