The owner of The Collision Company, an independent auto body shop in Kirksville, Mo., filed a lawsuit against GEICO insurance after the shop faced a $10,000 deficit from an estimate that GEICO would not pay.
As 2018 unfolds and automated vehicles take over, the insurance industry is going to experience drastic changes. And, as a shop owner, you need to understand everything warping the traditional understanding of the shop-insurer relationship.
The free checks allow shops to check their estimates for sensors, advanced substrates, modified refinish/blend allowances, block sand, discontinued parts, core charges, enhanced corrosion protection, recalibration of collision avoidance systems, refinish, undersides of selected panels, and dozens of other repair procedure checks.
The EstimateReader.com web service uses advanced artificial intelligence and pattern recognition to turn the text in collision estimates PDF files into usable files. These files can be imported into rental car, shop management, parts ordering, claims and other computer systems.