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Insurers use the "Blue Book" value, and factor in mileage and any previous damage, etc. Just as if it were a "trade in".

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Q: How does insurance decide how much your car is worth if totaled?
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What makes a motorcycle totaled?

When a vehicle covered by insurance gets wrecked, the insurance company looks at how much it will cost to repair. If repairing the bike costs more than it is worth, then the insurance company declares it totaled and pays for a replacement.

How much will you have to pay to get your car back if it was totaled and the insurance company refuses to pay?

The insurance company will pay you the worth of your car minus your deductible.

How do you determine if vehicle is totaled when burned?

A vehicle is totaled if it cost too much to repair it. Usually, insurance companies determine whether or not a vehicle is totaled.

How much should the payout be for my totaled car?

That depends on what the car is and how much the insurance values it at.

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How much is your car worth if it is totaled 2004 Chevy cavaliar with 156000 miles?

That depends on how much damage has been done to the car.

How much does it cost to buy your totaled car from the insurance?

You bid on it just like the salvage yards. High bidder wins the car.

How much is a 1987 Ford Thunderbird worth if totaled out?

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How much money do i get if your car is totaled?

There isn't a set rate on this. The insurance company will first examine to see if the accident in which your vehicle was totaled was done in a manner which voided your policy. Then, the analysis will be made based on the vehicle's value, and the extent of your policy.

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How much does regular fortis insurance cost?

To give an accurate insurance quote I would need to know what you are insuring, how old it is, how much it is worth and how much insurance you actually want on it.

How much do you get if your car is totaled?

You will get the book value of the car. You will get what the car was worth before the crash. Any previous damage will affect the cars value.

How much money was George's life insurance policy worth in It's a Wonderful Life?

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Is it best to purchase insurance from the post office when mailing a package?

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Is pet insurance worth the cost?

Sometimes pet insurance costs more that the pay out. You should gather information about how much you pay per year to your vet and then see if it's worth it to get insurance.

Husband totaled his car last year and the insurance company is charging us for his totaled car on new policy. Are they allowed to charge us for a totaled car that you don't own anymore?

When a car is totalled, it goes on your driving record. When insurance companies look up your record, they take that claim you made and make it part of the deciding factors of how much your premium should be. I had an at-fault accident last year and it did not total the car, however the insurance company hiked my rate 50 dollars. My best advice to you is shop around. Seeing a broker (someone who sells insurance on behalf of a certain number of insurance companies) may save you some time.

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What happens if the car was totaled in an accident and money was still owed and accident is your fault?

Typically, your deal with the bank that you bought your car through is separate from your car insurance. However, many insurance companies offer "gap" insurance to cover this issue, so that the car is paid off if it is totaled. Talk to your agent, and they can tell you exactly what coverage you have and how much they'll pay. The insurance company (yours) will look the car and if it is totaled they will give you the money for its current value, minus your deductible. If its repairable, they will give you the money to repair it, minus your deductible. Any money left on the car payments after the amount your insurance pays is your responsibility, unless your insurance specifically covers this. If you didn't have insurance, then you lose it all, no money to fix or replace the car, and you still have to pay for the car. Never drive a car without insurance, period.

How much can you expect your auto insurance premium to increase if you totaled your 13000 dollar car due to skiding on the highway and no other car was involved?

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How much does the insurance company owe you for your totaled car?

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If a vehicle is wrecked then totaled and it has a lost title will this affect the insurance claim?

Totaled vehicles which have been rebuilt generally have a "salvaged vehicle" title, or whatever it's called in your state. Vehicles with a salvaged vehicle title are by definition, not as valuable as the same vehicle with a clean title. If the vehicle is subsequently in another collision, the insurance company will not pay as much since the loss was not as great. Insurance companies only need to pay you for the actual value of the vehicle.

How does a court decide what an injury is worth?

A jury would decide how much to award the plaintiff. Some states have issued caps on how much can be awarded if there has been no economical damage.