Vehicle Damage After a Car Accident

Getting your vehicle fixed up and back on the road may be one of your top priorities after a car accident, but it may be easier said than done. Who pays for vehicle damage after a crash? What are the do's and don'ts when it comes to getting a repair estimate? Do you need to make a “diminished value” claim? If the insurance company says your car is “totaled,” how do you reach an agreement on the vehicle’s "actual cash value"? This section answers these questions and more.