When you are involved in a car accident there are many questions you might have concerning the repairs of a vehicle and your lost value. Please, the first step is to get your car repaired don’t every say anything about diminished value because they might just “total loss” your car and say goodbye. Get your car fixed and after you pick it up get the repair report from the auto body shop, the next step is to get a diminished value report and the last step is to file a claim with the insurance company.