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GETTING COLLISION REPAIR?

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!

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Did you insurance company tell you use a recommended body shop?

Ask yourself why that is

Answer: They're The Cheapest!

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How are they the cheapest?

By offering the insurance company cheap labor.
By skipping important steps.
By using junkyard parts.
By using knock-off parts that have never been crash tested.

Who benefits from these cheap estimates?

Hint: (it's not you)
How do we know this?
We were once an insurance company preferred shop too!

A tale of two estimates.

YOUR ESTIMATE TELLS THE STORY OF THE REPAIR YOU ARE ABOUT TO RECEIVE.

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Your safety is the price you pay for these low estimates.

The question is, do you trust your insurance company with your life?

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Contact us, and we can make this worry go away.

Getting a second opinion is easy and free. 

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What's the worst that could happen?

The unsafe  repair that almost killed two people.

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The John Eagle case: This Texas couple nearly died in a car that was proven to have been repaired unsafely at a dealership body shop. Improper welds to the roof caused the car to deform, TRAPPING THEM INSIDE as they nearly burned to death.

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At trial, the dealership shop General Manager admitted that they skipped these steps because the insurance company would not pay them to do the repairs.

Three SHOCKING TRUTHS about the collision repair business:

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THERE ARE NO LAWS TO PROTECT YOU FROM UNSAFE REPAIR.

Even restaurants have health inspectors to protect you from food poisoning but there are no such inspectors for the collision repair industry. Each auto manufacturer has specific instructions for body shops to repair their cars safely and properly. But there are no laws forcing a body shop to follow any set or approved OEM repair methods. 

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BODY SHOPS DO NOT NEED A LICENSE OR TRAINING TO DO COLLISION REPAIR.

Barbers and hairstylists need a license to cut hair, but shops don't need one to cut up and weld a car back together and send it off to an unsuspecting customer. Here in New Jersey, all you need is a business license, and there are no inspections. The body shop technician decides how he is going to fix the car, and nothing is forcing him to research the correct method and stick to that plan.

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SAFE REPAIR AND UNSAFE REPAIR LOOK IDENTICAL ON THE OUTSIDE.

It is easy to hide unsafe repair and junkyard parts under a coat of shiny paint. It is easy to cut corners and hide them from you. The insurance preferred shops are banking on the hope that you will sell the car before the problems are discovered (and it will no longer be their problem).

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Don't Rush To Make This Decision:

  • Don’t assume that every body shop cares about your safety.

  • Don’t assume that all body shops are capable of safe repairs.

  • Don’t rush to “get this over with” by settling on the shop the insurance company recommended.

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THE HORRIFIC AND UNSAFE REPAIRS WE FIND NEARLY EVERY WEEK AT OUR SHOPS ARE SCARY STUFF.

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WE GET CARS IN ALL THE TIME THAT HAVE BEEN REPAIRED AT OTHER SHOPS.

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MOST PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA THAT THEY ARE DRIVING IN AN UNSAFE CAR, BUT IT HAPPENS MORE THAN YOU WOULD THINK. 

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