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Diminished Value in Virginia

Auto accidents are traumatic and inconvenient by nature. The last thing any victim of an accident needs to endure is a lack of financial compensation from their insurance provider. Drivers in Virginia and across the United States rarely take advantage of everything they’re entitled to after an accident simply due to a common misunderstanding. The basic steps following an accident should always include an injury evaluation and exchanging contact and insurance information between drivers. Ensuring that all information is valid will help in following up with additional claims to fulfill your deserved compensation amount.

A concept that is oftentimes distant in our minds until we decide to sell our cars is ‘diminished value,” or “DV” for short. We all know how vulnerable vehicles are to sudden depreciation – all it takes is merely driving a new car off the lot for it to lose up to 11% of its value. With that said, an accident can diminish the value of your car by 15%-50% even after it has been repaired to its previous condition. Insurance companies regularly mislead Virginia drivers who are victims of accidents by failing to discuss the diminished value of their vehicle and the actual amount they’re entitled to.

At Hansen price, we’re experienced making diminished value claims all over the state from Virginia Beach to the smallest town.

The Hard Facts of Diminished Value

Many insurance providers woo customers by telling them that their auto repair work will be taken care of and their vehicle will soon be good as new. The unfortunate reality of this situation is that insurance companies are looking for the cheapest way for their company to close your case and move onto the next. Most of the time this means there will be no time spent discussing diminished value unless you come educated on the matter.

Keep in mind that most auto resale sites regularly use tools like Carfax to determine your car’s history and true value. Don’t let some else’s wrongdoing determine your vehicles worth, and follow up with experienced consultants for the outcome you deserve.

Diminished Value

At Hansen Price, we value each and every claim we receive and look forward to getting Virginia drivers back on the road with a settlement check that accurately reflects their damages. Our team of trusted consultants is highly experienced with auto accident claims and diminished value laws in Virginia. We acknowledge the fact that only 1/3 of Americans are willing to purchase a vehicle that has been involved in an accident, regardless of how well it has been repaired. Here's what to do make your claim:



Your time and money are valuable. We'll quickly assess if your vehicle's DV value is worth pursuing. Older cars, smaller repairs, or vehicles in previous accidents may have such a low DV, that it is not worth the cost or effort to pursue.


We'll collect all the information needed to issue an appraisal and valuation report. Many claims can be done over the phone or email. We'll perform all the required research.


We'll prepare all the information you need to present to the insurance company. We provide you with sample letters for you to use and include a step-by-step checklist and a plan to present your claim.


"I sent off the report you guys prepared for me, and boom- I got a full settlement offer. I really appreciate your approach and expertise. I truly appreciate your help. I will admit I was skeptical, but speaking with you over the phone, your company seemed very genuine, so I pulled the trigger. Great job guys!"

– Ryan J.
Little Rock, Arkansas

Thanks to the entire crew at Hansen Price. I settled my DV claim for $5,750, and I now have the check in hand. Safeco lowballed me, and I’m glad I had everything I needed to counter. Thanks again!"

– D. Anderson
Bend, Oregon

“Hansen Price made getting my Diminished Value check for $3,000 from my insurance quick and painless.”

– Danielle C.
Portland, Oregon

File a claim with Hansen Price today for the most seamless consultation and straightforward paperwork. We will happily guide you through each step of the process without ever leaving you in the dark about any financial concerns. No matter the magnitude of you accident, you’ll immediately become our top priority after submitting a claim.

While we acknowledge that insurance companies provide a valuable service, we simply feel that Virginia drivers deserve a more focused assessment of the diminished value of their vehicle.

Contact Us Today With Your Virginia Diminished Value Needs

Put your mind at ease and call the Hansen Price experts today at 888-706-4530. You can also use our convenient online form to get started.