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Diminished Value

Across the U.s. we help auto accident victims and attorneys with Diminished Value. We’ll tell you for FREE up front if your claim is worth it!

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Get Help With Diminished Value

Petty Details experts help with diminished value and we work with auto accident victims, attorneys, body shops and other claims professionals to get claims resolved from start to finish.

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Has your car been wrecked and repaired? Was the wreck someone else’s fault?

After you are put in an unfortunate situation like an auto accident (especially one that you didn’t cause), some argue the value of your car is the same after repairs.  We all know the desirability of your wrecked and repaired vehicle is clearly different.

Diminished Value = Loss of Desirability

At Petty Details, we know how insurance claims work and the techniques that are used to successfully recover diminished value better than any other provider out there and we have helped recover diminished value all over the U.S.! We have local appraisers all over the country that help us help you, no matter where you are. There is no risk because you get a free claim consultation before the process is started to make sure your claim is worth your valuable time.

We offer two solutions

After we develop our opinion, we will tailor our services to best fit your claim, because no two are alike! (Similar, but not cookie cutter)


Diminished Value Opinion – PDVO

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Diminished Value Opinion – PDVO


* This report is used for claims valued below $1650.

We review the claim for FREE!  Our official preliminary diminished value opinion report indicating estimated lost market value (diminished value) comes with a sample cover letter and our opinion on letterhead along with our follow-up help discussing diminished value until your claim is settled.

Our Preliminary Diminished Value Opinion Report is a least money out-of-pocket attempt at settling your diminished value claim and it is highly successful at getting the negotiations rolling and bringing claims to a fair resolution.  We developed this report because accident victims with claims under $1650 couldn’t get good economical help to pursue their claim.  We don’t like to say no to anyone who needs help so we that is how the PDVO was born!   Where we really stand out is customer service and follow up. You will have questions that need answers. You need your expert to answer the phone. We do. It’s that simple!

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Diminished Value Report – USPAP

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Diminished Value Report – USPAP


* This report is used for claims valued $1650 and above.

We know insurance claims and the techniques that are used to successfully recover diminished value better than any other provider. Additionally, we hold nearly 17 years evaluating vehicle values and damages and know what is happening on the inside at the insurance company. This is more than we can say for a lot of the “experts” that you may find by doing a Google search on diminished value claims. We have had many customers buy ANOTHER diminished value report from us after getting one of their unsubstantiated reports.

If your case ends up in front of a judge, you need to have a credentialed professional to back up your technical evidence on your diminished value claim. Petty Details, LLC prides itself on the specialized knowledge, training and experience we have for successfully documenting diminished value claims. In addition to the quality and acceptability that comes from getting a report from an insurance claims expert, we also pride ourselves on being unbeatable when it comes to price. We want to help individuals recover the money they are owed and we want insurance companies to get non-skewed diminished value reports from a reliable company. We want to help fight back against inaccurate reports from so-called experts.

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What’s your Diminished Value claim value?

Normally if you are researching diminished value or total losses, you need help finding answers and that is what we do.  You will need an expert on your side and we at Petty Details are here to help answer questions and show you the best way get your claim settled.  We will tell you your diminished value claim value AT NO COST TO YOU.

That’s right – no obligation, just answers!

Just fill out the form over on the right and attach your damage estimate and leave the rest to us!  You can also find out more here on our free claim consultation page!  We will run some numbers and give you a call to make sure you understand your rights, what you are owed and how to fight for it. (Audience roar sound effect goes here) You can also call us to set up a free consultation at (214) 227-2154.


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Diminished Value Success Stories

Diminished value success is not hard to come by!  We help lots of accident victims and attorneys move their diminished value claims to resolution with our free answers, diminished value reports and service during the claims settlement process.

Click on the images below to read more about clients with diminished value success stories and the challenges they dealt with!

2013 GMC Acadia Denali Diminished Value Award: $4000
2013 Kia Sorento Diminished Value Award: $3,000!
Diminished Value on an Infiniti G37 – Award of $7500!
2012 Audi A6 Diminished Value Success!
Chevy Malibu Diminished Value Award – $1000!
Honda CRV Diminished Value Success!
Fiat Diminished Value Success


Want your own diminished value success story?

You can get a free consultation today and find out what your claim is worth.  Get on the phone with a real expert who can answer the hard questions and prepare you for the fight!

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Hear It From The Horse’s Mouth!

  • This was my first car wreck and I wasn’t sure what all I needed to do. I did some research online and ended up with more questions. Petty details helped get me a diminished value check at no cost using just their free sample demand! Just helped guide me through the process. Thank you!

    • Started with a low offer on my total loss from an insurance company, using very unfair values. I found Petty Details they explained the process and what I could expect. 7 days after I got my report, the insurance company settled for 95% of their Evaluation and it was 22% higher than the original offer from the insurance company.  Highly Recommended service. 

      William T.
      • I was referred by a previous customer. They were very responsive with quick replies and answered all of my questions. They were great to work with! 

        Luanne S.
        • The outcome was very close to what was predicted and I know that results were much quicker and more substantial than if I tried to do this on my own!

          Ed R.
        • Petty Details is an amazing service, I can’t imagine surviving this process without their help!

          Diane Pierce
        • Their (Petty Details) experience and passion was apparent in working and talking with them. They were spot on in their evaluation of my situation and their advice helped me obtain a satisfactory settlement from the insurance company without have to file a court case. I was very satisfied with their service and will recommend them to others.

          F. Barker
        • Based on the report of diminished value, I was able to settle my case and avoid time consuming litigation!

          Keith Nelson
        • I wanted to let you know that your services were FANTASTIC! I really appreciated the very candid advice that I received from Justin and the very professional and thorough documentation that was provided to both myself and the insurance company. I know that I would not have received the payment I was requesting without Petty Details help and assistance.  I hope that I never need your services again, but if I do, you will definitely be on speed dial!

          Melva Woods
        • Petty Details helped and gave me advice on next steps all throughout the process. I truly felt like they were on my side! Everything worked out exactly the way Justin told me it would when we spoke for the first time. I am truly pleased with the service and attention to detail Petty Details gave. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for this service!

          Marie F.
        • Very easy to use, I didn’t have to do anything – Petty Details took care of everything!

          Tracy Farr
        • My claim became very complicated by the shuffling back and forth between the repair shop and the at-fault driver’s insurance company. My vehicle was 9 months old with 9,000 miles when it was struck from behind. Petty Details held my hand through the process and enabled me to keep my cool and finally get what I wanted….a significant settlement!  Their help enabled me to have the know-how to trade my car in with the settlement as a down payment for a newer, fully equipped, 0% interest, sweet deal. I could not have done this by myself. Not only did they save me hours of research, but hey also gave me the language so I could make the deal work!

          Linda N.
        • I had no clue as to how to obtain compensation for the diminished value of our car. Petty Details helped me get through all the hassles with ease. I would have given up if it were not for their help. Their business name is truley what they are all about. The small details are always important. Thanks Guys!

          Kyle Koon
        • Justin spent close to 2 hours on the phone with me explaining the laws behind diminished value claims and gave me many resources I could use to support my claim. Not once did he mention payment and respected the fact that I wanted to make my claim on my own and see how far I can get. His resources were more than helpful and I was able to negotiate a settlement on my own that I felt was acceptable. The fact that Justin spent 2 hours on the phone with a stranger says a lot about his ethics and had the insurance agency been uncooperative I was fully prepared to hire his assistance but as it stands his free consultation was enough, if that says anything.

          Sean Wiseman
        • Couldn’t ask for anything better!

          Galileo Tignini
          • The report helped me recover my loss due to the accident report on car. 

            Deb H.
          • I came across the Petty Details through the Internet spoke to Jen and her husband and they provided samples and step by step process and they never guaranteed anything. They advised what I need to do and how to follow up, which I did and always emailed and faxed the insurance company and CC Petty LLC, it’s always good to leave a paper trail. The insurance company kept ingnoring my request. So I decided to step it up a notch and quoted The Tort Law…Petty Details always followed up with me either via email or phone. They showed me the direction to go and I went down that path, and won $500 – it’s not about the amount but it’s the principle. So Petty Details can take you to the water if your thirsty but it’s your decision if you are going to drink the water!

            Joshua Baron

          Get A Fair Value For Your Total Loss

          Total loss settlement disputes are common. The value of your vehicle is very important to you, but it may not be as important to your insurance company or the insurance company of that guy or gal that hit your car and totaled it.

          No matter how your vehicle became a total loss, there are some options available to you that most don’t know about. They will help you to advocate for the best settlement on your claim. The most common method of settling a dispute about the value of a vehicle is to employ the services of a non-interested professional. If the professional is truly non-interested and an expert, then their opinion should be based upon accepted appraisal methodology and proper education, training and experience. Request a free consultation today and find out if our help can get you a better total loss settlement!


          Market Value Report

          Market Value Report


          We review the claim for FREE!

          Many insurance companies use a computer or a third party service to determine the value of your vehicle. Although these computers can sometimes get close to the fair market value, a close inspection of any of the reports will reveal that they do not use really comparable vehicles and they don’t explain their methodology. Additionally, there is no appraiser’s signature on the report, so who is one to inquire with when there is a discrepancy or mistake?

          In addition to professionally documenting your loss with our market value report, we will evaluate any documentation the insurance company has already provided you and tell you whether or not our services would be of value. Sometimes, we find that the insurance company has made a fair offer, believe it or not! Not all insurance companies are out to get you, but plenty are.

          Can you tell the difference?

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          Appraisal Clause

          Appraisal Clause


          We review the claim for FREE!

          Do you have a first party claim (against your own insurance company)?  Appraisal clause is the way to go!  This service includes the Total Loss report AND we negotiate the value of your claim for you.  This is a really helpful service if you have been through the ringer trying to negotiate your total loss and have gotten nowhere in the process.

          If your claim is against your own insurance company, 99% of the time, if there is a dispute about the value of a claim then you have the right to invoke the “appraisal clause”.

          Wanna learn more about the appraisal clause?  Click here for some free info!

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          Is your Total Loss Value worth a fight?

          Normally if you are researching these kinds of subjects, you need help finding answers and that is what we do.  You will need an expert on your side and we at Petty Details are here to help answer questions and show you the best way get your claim settled.  We can help you understand your rights and the actions you can take to get your claim settled and information is free from Petty Details, LLC.

          That’s right – no obligation, just answers!

          Just fill out the form over on the right and attach your vehicle valuation and leave the rest to us!  We will give you a call to make sure you understand your rights and how to fight for them. (Audience roar sound effect goes here) You can also call us to set up a free consultation at (214) 227-2154!


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          Who We Help

          We help auto accident victims, attorneys and claims pros with Diminished Value and Total Losses. Everyone thinks we're awesome. We hope you will too.

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          Free Resources

          Download our FREE Diminished Value Guide for answers today!

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          In this FREE diminished value guide, we provide free resources and answer all of your questions about diminished value and how to pursue your claim.

          Whether you are just starting your research or have gotten lost in the internet clutter, this guide will be the only thing you need to read to make your decision on whether to pursue your possible dv claim. Find answers to topics like: First Party vs. Third Party Claims Getting a ballpark figure for Diminished Value How to make a demand How to find an expert After reading, just request a free claim consultation from our website and we will tell you what we think your claim is worth at no cost or obligation to you!  We’ll make your life easier with answers all in one place at Petty Details!

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          Make A Demand With Our Free Sample Demand Letter

          diminished value demandGet our expert help making your initial demand with our sample Diminished Value demand letter.  We have already figured out the right thing to say so take advantage of our knowledge and use our sample letter to get the process started on your claim.  We’ll go one step further – sign up for a free claim consultation and we’ll even tell you how much we think your claim is worth so you can make a demand that is right on the money!

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          Download our FREE ebook “How Much Is My Injury Claim Worth?”

          How-Much-Is-My-Injury-WorthWe get questions all of the time on this subject so we decided to put it all into a book to make it easy on you!

          Find out answers from an experienced insurance claims expert on how to determine how much you should be asking for when making an injury demand on your own claim.  Although we don’t give legal advice, folks with smaller injury claims find our information helpful to get their claim settled with as little hassle as possible!

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          About Us

          You Must Be The Change…

          We are subject matter experts in the insurance claims industry who saw a need and decided to start a company back in 2009 to take on the niche market of Diminished Value and Fair Market Value (aka Total Loss).

          Since opening our doors, we have seen thousands of claims and are setting standards on how diminished value is evaluated and settled.  By offering our clients the answers they are looking for up front for FREE, we develop a personal connection with everyone we work with.  Our products are unmatched and our results are out of this world!


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          It's amazing how many people are affected by auto accidents each year!
          We have a lot of people to help!


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          Our Awesome Team

          We believe that if you have the knowledge, it is your duty to help! That's why we do business with transparency in the spirit of providing true help and answers to your insurance claims questions totally FREE!

          Justin Petty

          Justin Petty

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          Jen Petty

          Jen Petty

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          Justin Petty

          Justin Petty

          President / CEO

          Justin is a veteran in the insurance claims industry and uses his talents to answer the hard questions and help clients get settlements, no matter what the obstacle!

          Jen Petty

          Jen Petty

          Sr. VP / Director of Marketing

          Jen uses her creative prowess and thirst for knowledge to her advantage marketing our services to any and all who will listen. She also shines at customer service and has Justin’s back at all times to take care of our clients.


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