Our client’s 2015 Ford Escape was damaged. Our client filed a SIDE collision claim with their carrier Allstate Insurance for the loss. Allstate issued a loss statement/repair estimate for $4,229.41 before the deductible. Our client’s collision facility issued a preliminary loss statement/repair plan for $9,440.81 to return 2015 Ford Escape to its pre-loss condition. Our client came to us for assistance with the $5,211.40 under-indemnification and out-of-pocket expense to safely return their vehicle to its pre-loss OEM condition.
As a result of going through the appraisal process in the policy, our subsidiary Vehicle Value Experts came to a binding agreement with the Allstate independent 3rd party appraiser for $8,414.92 as the loss statement/ repair cost to return our clients 2015 Ford Escape back to its pre-loss condition.
The final binding agreement between the unbiased independent appraisers identified an under-indemnification of the loss of $4,447.10 or 99.0% from the Allstate loss statement/repair estimate of $4,229.41. Through the invoking of the Allstate policy right of appraisal our client has been made whole for their loss with no out-of-pocket expense other than their deductible.