If your vehicle is in an accident, most insurance companies will only pay the vehicle’s repair cost (assuming it is not totaled). What about the diminished value of the vehicle? The resale value of a vehicle that has been involved in an accident is considerably less than one which has not.
Ohio has recognized a claim for the diminished value of the vehicle. However, this is not always an effective remedy:
Be prepared to fight for the diminished value of the vehicle if you believe repair cost only compensation is inadequate and unfair.