Yulian’s California DV Success

June 13, 2019By Jennifer Petty

Yulian’s California Diminished Value Success Yulian G. lives in California 🌴 and has a 2016 Subaru WRX that sustained over $17K in damages. He works at Yosemite National Park and, while he fought the wildfires, he was also fighting Mercury Insurance with a Diminished Value Appraisal from Petty Details to get his $7K auto claim … Read More

Tesla Model S Appraisal Clause Dispute

June 12, 2019By Jennifer Petty

Tesla Model S Appraisal Clause Dispute Are you dealing with a low offer on a total loss claim through your own insurance company? So was Michael! His brand new 2018 Tesla Model S had less than 6K miles on it and a purchase price of $90K – he was offered $67,000….😡 He invoked the Appraisal … Read More

Tom’s Mazda3 DV Win

June 11, 2019By Jennifer Petty No Comments

Tom’s Mazda3 DV Win Tom lives in Oklahoma and had a 2017 Mazda Mazda3 Grand Touring with $12,400 in damages. He got our expert help with a diminished value auto appraisal and settled his auto claim for $3750! Help from Petty Details is the real deal – whether you’re an accident victim, attorney or paralegal … Read More

Cali girl Liz wins $6K in DV!

June 9, 2019By Jennifer Petty

Liz is a Cali girl 🌴 with a 2016 Audi Q3 2.0T Premium Plus who had over $20K in damages after an auto accident. She filed for diminished value with a certified appraisal from us at Petty Details and ended up settling her auto claim for over $6000! Now it’s back to the beach for … Read More

The Convoluted Appraisal Clause

The Convoluted Appraisal Clause

April 30, 2019By Jennifer Petty

Get ready for your mind to be blown in the latest article from Justin Petty regarding the Appraisal Clause and how much it can vary from policy to policy. You will see four different versions of the appraisal clause and he’ll compare them and show you some of the differences/problems with them. He’ll also talk … Read More

Diminished Value & Total Losses – Economic Bully Stick

Diminished Value & Total Losses – Economic Bully Stick

April 26, 2019By Justin Petty

The Harsh Reality of Low Value Claims If you’re getting a less than fair offer and being given some fake excuse why they won’t pay or being told “take it or leave it” on your low value diminished value or total loss claim ($3500 or less and damages are not your fault), then you have … Read More

Appraisal Clause results in fair value for owner!

Appraisal Clause results in fair value for owner!

December 12, 2018By Jen Petty

Sometimes, when you invoke the appraisal clause, the two appraisers get in a sticky situation where they don’t agree and one tries to make up unwritten rules on the idea of “that is what we have always done”.  This case was one of those.  The owner had been through a pretty horrific hail storm and … Read More

Diminished Value on Luxury Cars

Diminished Value on Luxury Cars

October 5, 2018By Justin Petty

Do you own a high end vehicle like a Lamborghini, Mercedes, Cadillac, Infiniti, Bentley, Rolls Royse, Porsche, Maserati, BMW, Audi, Saab, Lexus or any other vehicle that is considered a luxury or exotic vehicle? If so, you should certainly be thinking about diminished value if you were involved in a collision! You might not know … Read More

Diminished Value Claims – Income Tax Benefits

Diminished Value Claims – Income Tax Benefits

October 4, 2018By Justin Petty

Let me make this really clear up front: We are not tax professionals! We do not give tax advice. We are simply pointing you to information to aid in your research when filing your taxes after taking a loss in value after an auto accident. Did you know that casualty losses are deductible from your … Read More