Did You Know? Consumer Rights
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The Body Shop At Sears understands the importance of consumer education on their rights when it comes to auto body repair.
Consumer Rights; New York State Insurance Department
Consumers need to know their rights, and know that the insurance department stands ready to protect them says superintendent of insurance. If your insurer tells you that you need to have your car inspected or repaired at a particular auto repair shop, please call the New York State Insurance Department at (800) 342-3736.
Insurance Companies & Claim Centers
Some insurance companies may want you to visit their drive-in claims center before having your car repaired. If you choose, you can do that or you can leave your car at our shop and have your insurance company inspect your vehicle here. As a consumer, you have the right to go to an auto repair shop of your choice.
Auto Glass Replacement
With the exception of auto glass and auto windshield replacement, an insurance company cannot recommend a particular body shop unless you ask for a recommendation.
Estimate & Appraisal Laws
There is no law requiring you to obtain more than one estimate or appraisal. If your insurer tells you otherwise, please call the New York State Insurance Department at (800) 342-3736.
Collision Repair Estimates
Differences in repair estimates are common. A lower estimate may may not include all necessary work. If you’re not sure why one estimate is different than another you have received, please ask us.
Let The Body Shop At Sears help you negotiate your claim with the insurance company. The Body Shop At Sears wants to make your claims process as painless as possible, let the experts deal with the insurance companies.
Your Vehicle Investment
Your car is the second largest investment you’re likely to make. Preserve its value and your safety by having it repaired professionally at The Body Shop At Sears.
Call The Body Shop At Sears today for a fast, free & honest estimate on your automotive collision repair. Please ask us for a free accident information card..