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Jul 29, 9:20pm - #236105 
totalled celi...help!

I need help on the settlement on my totalled celi.
What his insurance(Farmers) said "ANYTHING OVER 10,000 IS GOING TO NEED MY SUPERVISORS APPROVAL". What can I do besides showing all the receipts that I have invested on my car? Has anybody been in my shoes? If so, what was the outcome? I still owe $11,500.00. High bluebook is around $11,000.00. My car has 114,000 miles on it.

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Jul 29, 9:22pm - #236106 
Show them all the receipts and if they give you crap, then it's time to get yourself a lawyer.

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Jul 29, 9:24pm - #236107 
^^^ yup.

You should lookup bluebook, and make sure you're getting somewhere in that ballpark for the car. Then gather all your recipts. If it was a perminent part of the car (stereo, rims, exhaust, bodykit, Intake, ect...) it's covered. If it's not (CD's and such), it's won't be.

If they won't play ball, get a lawyer.


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Jul 29, 9:34pm - #236108 
Try and get them to at least pay what you owe. That way you can walk.

See if you can buy it back too. Ebay all the parts, you will make a mint! grin

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Jul 29, 9:54pm - #236109 
good god man that looks awful. what you lookin to replace it with?

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Jul 29, 9:59pm - #236110 
I'm lookin to replace it with a g35 coupe leather 6mt.
Correction on the bluebook, I went to bluebook.com and the retail value of my car is $13,145.00. I printed it and will be faxing them a copy!!!! That doesn't include my mods.


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Jul 29, 10:06pm - #236111 
g35 coupe leather 6mt (ivory pearl)

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Jul 29, 10:33pm - #236112 
thumbsup nice choice, sorry about the celi though.

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Jul 30, 6:01am - #236113 
BRO!!!! GET A DAMN [email]LAWYER@!!!!!!...I'm[/email] damn near one (finishing school), and if you were in GA I'd help you. They will work off of a contingency, which means that if they don't get everything paid for then you don't have to pay...they just take like 33% of the settlement. WE do that here...someone like you would walk in and show us what happened...you get us the doctors bills and a police report, we get all of your expenses paid, from medicals, to prescriptions, to lost wages, to a rental car, etc...and then based on your medicals we talk to them about compensation for pain and suffering, and take our 33% out of that. its pretty standard practice, actually...I'll put it to you this way...insurance people are trained to weasel out of paying. If me and you are playing a game and I know all the rules and you know nothing, then who's gonna win????? that's how the insurance companies work...A LAWYER IS THE WAY TO GO!!!!!!!!!...and they will work without a deposit or anything...and if they do nothing then you are not out of pocket for their time...call around and get one that works on CONTINGENCY...good luck bro...

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Jul 30, 6:09am - #236114 
yeah man, if the insurance agency(s), give you any crap, just get a laywer and have at it with them. Make sure you get everything out of the accident, don't leave anything out!


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Jul 30, 6:12am - #236115 
wow that sucks at least you are okay...yeah I would get a lawyer don't let there insurance guys screw you over.

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Jul 30, 7:31am - #236116 
eek

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Jul 30, 9:02am - #236117 
Get a lawyer...let them deal with it...I'm telling you bro...if you want my help I can make some phone calls and set it up for you...PM me and let me know

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Jul 30, 8:28pm - #236118 
I just started going to a chiropractor. He gave me another 30 days to take off work note. He also reffered me to an attorney. I spoke with the attorney and told me that they can take care of the car settlement for free. The only thing they will be getting any money on is the medical settlement. They also told me that the adjustors are trained to push the lowest settlement and the attorney said that they can maximize them. BTW the chiropractor is the father of a friend.


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Jul 30, 10:41pm - #236119 
sry 2 here about the celi man whats ur ensurence man 2 mill? cause if it tis and the acident aint ur fault you dnt have 2 pay that mutch about 50 bucks


i recenlty got my matrix flooded in about 4-5 inches of water and it had 3100$$ worth of damage and i only had 2 pay 50$$ nice choice on the new car

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Jul 30, 10:50pm - #236120 
Insurance companies don't like to pay. Plain and simple. It often takes a lawyer to get all of the money you are entitled to.


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Jul 30, 10:57pm - #236121 
inserince paid for all of my damage even replaced my song storage sry for all those guys that hate high inserince i am just contributing smile

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Jul 30, 11:34pm - #236122 
that's some serious damage, and the 30 days off work is gonna be a killer. get a lawyer and get the most money you can because the g35 aint a low priced car... hope everything turns out ok.


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Jul 30, 11:36pm - #236123 
yea thast true g35 are a lot of bejamins not saying that your poor but there a lot of cash

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Jul 31, 10:18am - #236124 
Another thing thats interesting to know. I don't know if I've told you guys this but, I had my insurance quote me for the g35 2004 coupe leather 6speed and they were also suprised when they told me that g35 is $50.00 cheaper a month than my celica!!!!!!!!!!! eek


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Jul 31, 11:47am - #236125 
G35 is a luxury sudan ... not a sports car ...

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Aug 1, 4:56pm - #236126 
I said g35 coupe, not sedan. Sedan is a 4 door.


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Aug 1, 5:22pm - #236127 
doesn't have to do with preformance infact i think i saw on here that the mitsu montero is the highest rating fro car insurance


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Aug 1, 6:37pm - #236128 
Yes the G35 is lux but its fast too. its what I decided to go with and love it. glad to hear your ok and good luck with your claim and yes get the G


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