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What Can I Do With My Insurance Settlement Money?

Here’s a question we get asked from time to time at McCollum Auto Body: Do I have to get my car fixed after I get an insurance settlement? Answer: Not always. If you’re asking yourself, “What can I do with my insurance settlement money?” you may be pleased to discover that the answer is basically, […]

All About Insurance Companies and ‘Totaled’ Vehicles

What does it mean when a vehicle is “totaled”? We’ve probably heard at least one of our friends recount a car accident in which someone “totaled” their vehicle, only to see them driving it around again some weeks later. Thing is, it’s not up to the vehicle owner to determine the extent of damage and […]

Getting Your Car Repaired After An Accident

McCollum Auto Body wants you to know: Getting your car repaired after an accident doesn’t have to be a pain in the rear-end collision. An accident is stressful enough as it is without having to deal with unresponsive auto body shops, confusing insurance claims, the details of collision coverage — all while dealing with possible […]

Accidents, Insurance, Body Shops, and Rental Cars

Whew! That title is a mouthful. But we felt like it was important to create a blog post that covered a few of the areas that everyday drivers are likely to encounter at some point during their time out on the road. If and when that unfortunate time comes, we hope first and foremost that […]

Can You Get A Ticket Long After An Accident?

We often talk about vehicle accidents and their aftermath here on the Big Blue M Blog. Makes sense when you think about it; we’re the best in the business when it comes to repairing our customers’ cars and getting them back to their pre-loss condition. So naturally we — and visitors to our blog — […]

McCollum Auto Body 2019 Recycled Rides Program

We are very proud to participate in the Recycled Rides Program alongside a tremendous group of insurers, other collision and auto body repair centers, paint suppliers, parts vendors, and other businesses. Championed by the National Auto Body Council (NABC), the Recycled Rides Program is a collaborative effort to repair and donate vehicles to individuals and […]