German translation: Wertausgleich / Reparaturkostenpauschale
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English to German translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Insurance
English term or phrase:appearance allowance
You can talk to the insurance company about an "appearance allowance." An appearance allowance is a negotiated compensation for NOT replacing your bumper and agreeing to compensate you somewhere between $0 and $400. The agreed upon price is a matter for you and your insurance company to negotiate.
Explanation: both possible, some German insurance co's pay you a lump sum for the repair to avoid costly renovation work. Or you get a 'Wertausgleich' if repair costs exceed the loss of commercial value.
Hans G. Liepert Switzerland Local time: 14:36 Specializes in field Native speaker of: German PRO pts in category: 372