Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Insurance

We advise all customers to seek legal counsel when dealing with automotive claims due to insurance practices. The Dent Devils Inc and its staff do not give legal advice, but suggestions based on our own experience, research, and talking to the California Department of Insurance and California Bureau of Automotive Repair and CAA Auto Body Association Attorney.

  1. Link to file a complaint against the Insurance Company.
  2. 10 CCR § 2695.8§ 2695.8. Additional Standards Applicable to Automobile Insurance.
  3. Insurance Bad Faith? The 7 Rules Insurance Companies MUST Follow
  4. Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations
  5. Mo. judge agrees with $13.4K estimate, rejects GEICO argument $7K of it wasn’t needed
  9. Common Insurance Phrases
  10. What are “DRP” (Direct Repair Program) shops?
  11. How Insurers Adjust Shop Estimates
  12. Shops should never use the insurance estimate for repairs! Insurers and adjuster have no liabilities relative to their recommendations.
  13. Top 10 California Laws that Auto Body Shops Need to Know
  14. Facts You Should Know about Insurance Claims
  15. Some Reasons For The Consent Decree-Law
  16. Never Trust Someone That Owes You Money
  18. Never Release A Totaled Vehicle to the Insurance Company Before Reaching a Settlement.