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Old 12-19-2012, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Emilner View Post
Life is not fair
Originally Posted by yogi799 View Post
Can someone explain something to me please? I too know a person who was hit, the car was repaired, but needless to say, she will lose money come resale time for NONE of her own fault.

How can stuff like this legally take place in today's world? Why would a person who was found completely not at-fault need to bear any loss (that person is already bearing a loss in the form of high inconvenience, but let's forget that for a second)? Isn't that precisely why we have insurance for???? So in this day and age where the insurance companies' fraud in broad daylight (increasing drivers' premiums for speeding tickets, for example) is racking up gigantic profits to those crooks, wouldn't it only be natural that the other person's insurance company pay out a CASH AMOUNT equivalent to the value of the loss to the person who was not at-fault???

What am I missing here??

At least two points.

1. Other poster talked about "diminished value." Some states allow that; some do not.
In Texas, the avg diminished value was about $400 approx 5 years ago.

2. In plain words:

a. Life sucks.
b. Life is tough.
c. Life is unfair.
d. Nothing lasts forever.
e. Define your priorities.
f. etc.

(Whoops; looks like 10 other people talked about life being unfair.)
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