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Tier 1 COLLISION CENTER ASKS AN ATTORNEY: DEALING WITH AUTO INSURANCE

Tier 1 Collision Center is committed to being the best auto body shop in Suffolk County, and we want to help out in every way we can.  This week, we wanted to offer up some advice given to us by a local attorney.  He is a litigation personal injury and property damage attorney with 10 years

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Auto Body Legal Advice

COMPREHENSIVE VS COLLISION AUTO BODY SHOP CLAIMS

This is a subject that has really confused a lot of people when they come through our doors.  Comprehensive vs collision auto body shop claims.  It can be a confusing subject but we’re going to make it easy to understand what you’re using in each type of an accident. COMPREHENSIVE INSURANCE Comprehensive insurance gives your

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Deer Crossing Auto Body

FACTS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOUR COLLISION REPAIR

Getting in an accident is terrible.  There’s the possibility for injury, the expense, the stress of dealing with insurance companies and the other drivers, no matter who is at fault.  Many people who haven’t ever been in an accident don’t have any idea how to proceed, so we put together a list of things that

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Tier 1 Collision

WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE YOU LEND OUT YOUR CAR IN NY

If you’re planning to lend out your car to someone, there are a lot of variables to consider.  Here’s what to know before you lend out your car.  What if your friend is in an accident? Who is liable for the damages? What if you didn’t give your friend permission to drive your vehicle? Car owners

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Loaner Car Auto Body

AUTO TIPS FOR GETTING YOUR CAR REPAINTED

Frequently, car owners face indecisiveness when considering whether or not they should spend time and resources to repaint their car. Whether a car owner is interested in repairing damages, restoring a delaminated finish, or revamping the aesthetic characteristics of their car—the decision to repaint a car has the ability to improve both the vanity and

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IT TAKES A GREAT COLLISION REPAIR SHOP TO MATCH YOUR PAINT

You know those little things in life that you don’t often notice until someone points it out? Then suddenly you see it everywhere you look! Take a minute to notice this little disparity…on many vehicles, the bumpers aren’t an exact color match to the rest of the car. Look close! How could this happen? Every vehicle

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COLLISION REPAIR TIPS FROM YOUR LOCAL AUTO BODY SHOP

When someone hits your car on Long Island, the first thought is probably “Is everyone OK?” Not “How much is this going to cost.” That’s natural. When you’re involved in an accident, safety is the first priority. Making sure that nobody is hurt, that the vehicles are out of the way, and that the situation

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Auto Body Long Island

How to Select a Collision Repair Shop in New York

An accident can happen when you least expect it. One minute you are driving down the road and the next you’ve been involved in a collision. Most people in New York depend on their cars to get them from place to place, an auto collision can be a huge disruption to everyday life. If you’ve

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Why Didn’t My Airbags Deploy?

A common question people ask when they come in for an estimate after a hard hit collision is “Why didn’t my airbags work?”. The common idea is that airbags automatically go off when the vehicle is hit with a certain amount of force. That is a misconception. Your airbags actually deploy at a certain “rate

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Air Bags Deploy Long Island

The Sad Truth Of Most Insurance Companies

Ever felt you were mislead by an insurance company? In situations like these make sure to call your Auto Body shop first before you call your insurance company. You would not call your lawyer after you filed a claim in court. would you? So, why would you call your insurance company before you called a

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