I admit it. I’m not a huge fan of new technology. Heck, I only own seven – none which I actually bought. People keep giving them to me, hoping to inspire me to move forward into the new millennium (or at least into the ’90s). So trust me when I say I understand if you’re
mad or they might shut you down. We’d be a part of the insurance industry, not the auto collision industry. If all insurers went with this type of program, it would destroy our industry as we know it. My mother said change is good, but in this case, I’m not sure it’s good at all.
It was at the latest “women’s gathering” I was invited to (read: went to kicking and screaming) that I got to thinking about how much easier it is to be a man: Go to work. Maybe have a beer with the guys. Mow the lawn once in a while. Watch football on Sundays. And, of
Let’s see if this sounds at all familiar … Come in to work, punch in, grab a coffee and talk with the guys about the game last night or how you bowled. Then it’s off to your little slice of heaven, and you figure out what to start on. Before you know it, lunch time
As contentious an issue as diminished value (DV) has become in the insurance and repair industries, there’s a quiet revolution taking place in the claims business. Once limited to the owners of exotic cars, DV is now a phrase on the lips of ordinary people with damaged grocery-go-getters. And this flood of inquiries to claims
er hired a private investigator who administered polygraph tests to determine how the pump disappeared and who was responsible. One employee – the most likely perpetrator – promptly quit. During the course of the investigation, however, it was learned that 16 out of 25 employees were regular drug users. And this shop had been suffering
Watch out when negotiating with insurance companies and appraisers.