Here’s a link to an interesting case involving diminished value for cars. It’s a Washington State case, and also a class action suit. The court upheld the consumers right to diminished value under a Washington insurance policy.
If you have a property damage claim, here’s an important book to read. “Delay, Deny, Defend” by Jay M. Feinman. An article about this book appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer. The author is Jeff Gelles, a reporter for the paper.
I just settled a property damage claim for a married couple who pursed a property damage claim for a car accident but not a personal injury claim. No other lawyer would take it because these claims are so small compared to personal injury claims. Normally, I would decline the case too, but the case was referred to me by a colleague, so I agreed to accommodate them.