Diminished Value & Total Loss Auto Appraisal Expert Witness
American Arbitration Association AAA Affiliate Mediator, Arbitrator & Umpire Appointee - Mr. Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. have been independently vetted by attorneys with expertise in litigated claims exceeding $100K. He has demonstrated 20+ years senior-level business, professional and legal experience as an Arbitrator, Mediator & Insurance Appraisal Clause Umpire / Neutral in Federal Courts, District Courts, County-Level Courts, Justice Courts, and Municipal Courts. Mr. Bent is a University of Houston Law Center Alumni who currently practices ADR services on a panel of qualified Mediators and Arbitrators at Baytown Mediation Center, in Baytown, Texas.
Mr. Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr.'s appraisal services include:
Auto Accident Reconstruction
Vehicle Black Box Retrieval / Crash Data
Diminished Value Appraisals
Total Loss / Stolen Vehicle Appraisals
GAP Insurance Appraisals
Standard Presumptive Value Appraisals (SPV)
IRS Tax Form 8283 / Noncash Charitable
Bonded Title Appraisals / Surety Bonds
Texas Lemon Law Assistance
Homeowners Claims Assistance
Car Dealer Fraud
Personal Injury Attorney
Property Damage Attorney
Bank Loan Appraisals
Property Damage / Collision Estimates
Insurance Policy Appraisals
Classic Car Appraisals
Motor Home Appraisals Motorcycle Appraisals
Business Asset Appraisals
Loss of Use Appraisals
Extended Warranty Inspections
Business Asset Appraisals
Actual Cash Value (ACV)
Umpire / Mediation Services
Expert Witness Testimony
Fair Market Value Appraisals
Small Claims Court Assistance
18 Wheeler Appraisals
Lease Turn-in Inspections
Post Repair Inspections
Warranty Direct Auto Warranties
Litigation Support Services
Mr. Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. provides unbiased and impartial automotive expert testimony and litigation support services for plaintiff and defense attorneys.
Areas of Expertise
Auto Title Fraud, Luxury Motorhome Appraisal, Auto Accident Event Data Retrieval, Diminished Value, Total Loss, Auto Appraiser, Total Loss Auto Appraiser, Classic Car Auto Appraiser, DTPA, Manufacturer's Defects, Liability Claims, Accidents resulting in Serious Injuries /or Death, Air Bag Defects, Ignition Defects, Auto Appraisers, Deceptive Trade Practices, Diminished Value Witness, DTPA, Vintage Cars, Classic Car Appraisals.
Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. is both a consulting expert witness and testifying expert witness at Houston Auto Appraisers in Houston, Texas. His services include detailed, court-approved written expert witness reports, visual displays, IACP certified Diminished Value and Total Loss appraisals, insurance claims disputes, Actual Cash Value, Fair Market Value appraisals, Classic Cars, Trucks, Luxury Cars, Commercial Vehicles, RV's, Motor Homes, Motorcycles, Heavy Equipment, Auto Collision Damage Estimates, Repairs, Auto Manufacturer Defects, DTPA, Lemon Laws, Auto Title Fraud, Salvage Title Fraud, Odometer Fraud, Car Dealer Fraud, and Divorce/Estate/Probate Asset Valuations for legal purposes.
Houston, Texas and Nationwide
Houston IACP Certified Auto Appraisers Services, Expert Witness
Houston Auto Appraisers Order Page, Litigation Support
Houston Auto Appraisers Employment, Legal Consultant
NADA Car Values
Houston Auto Appraisers FAQ, Forensic Services
American Arbitration Association AAA Affiliate Mediator, Arbitrator, Umpire, Neutral
Mr. Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr. has 25 years experience in auto damage appraisals and valuation litigation support.
IACP Certified Auto Appraiser
Level I & II Black Box Data Retrieval Technician
Crash Data Analyst
I-Car Body Repairs, Uni-body, and Structural Repairs
ASE Engine, Transmission, Electrical, Gas Engines, Diesel Engines, Natural Gas Systems
Legal Experience & Services
American Arbitration Association AAA Affiliate Mediator, Arbitrator, Umpire, Automotive Litigation Support, Plaintiff's Expert Witness, Defendants Expert Witness, Texas Licensed Lead Arbitrator on Class Action Automotive Lawsuit, Texas Licensed Mediator & Arbitrator on Automotive Cases.
The Bureau of Certified Auto Appraisers
AAA - American Arbitration Association - Affiliate Mediator, Arbitrator, Umpire - Neutral
JD Power & Associates
Sotheby's Auction & Private Sales
Auto Accident Reconstruction Network
Texas Auto Accident Experts & Litigators
Seminars & Training
University of Houston Law Center, Texas A&M, Information Technology for Police Management - Auto Accident Reconstruction
Bureau of Certified Auto Appraisers
Motorhome Magazine - Insurance Claims, Fraud, & DTPA
Travel Trailer Magazine - Travel Trailer Manufactures Defects & Solutions
Available upon request.
Certifications: IACP Certified Auto Appraiser #911997001 Bureau of Certified Auto Appraisers, Houston, TX I-Car Gold Class Affiliate Member Training - 2005 Certified - Uniform Standard of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP) - 2003 Certified Visual Inspector #27362 American Petroleum Institute, Washington, DC CWI #04090571 American Welding Society - Automotive Division, LII Non-Destructive Examinations- Hellier Technical Training -Automotive Division Technical Training - Continuing
Education: Shopware USA -12 part course on Auto Body Repair, Structural Analysis, and Damage Repair- Analyzing Collision Forces, Unibody Structural Damage, Measuring Structural Damage, Determining Repair Methods, Tool Selection, Calculating Labor Costs and Dealing with Evasive Insurance Adjusters. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Maintenance and Inspection Program, I-Car Collision Specialist.
Articles Published by Houston Auto Appraisers
How to Collect a Diminished Value Check from the At-Fault Parties Insurance Company!
Lawyers and Judges in Harris County courts are starting to recognize Diminished Value as claim warranted of pursuing if you are the innocent party involved in an auto accident that was not your fault. Your vehicle will lose value, but how much will it lose?Read Article