Is insurer's body shop a mandatory!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/29/2006 - 05:53

Is it mandatory that I have to use my insurer's body shop for repairing my car? derbybaseball

Posted: 29 Dec 2006 06:12 Post Subject:

Not at all. According to the "antisteering law" in most of the states, insurers can't ever force you to opt for a certain repairs arrangement. Sasha T

Posted: 29 Dec 2006 07:02 Post Subject:

I agree with you at that Sasha. But then, if I opt for a body repairs shop that has neither been recommended nor been approved by my insurer then I might jus need to bear some other expenses too. What about that ?
Awaiting your responses, Brian.

Posted: 29 Dec 2006 08:41 Post Subject:

Hi, Its quite true that the auto insurers like the customers to use their preferred auto body repairs shops just to facilitate the repair, reduce costs, and to ensure that its a quality repair. Some of these shops would also allow the customer to go for some discounts from time to time, thus reducing the expenses of the customer to some extent.

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