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Schmid Snaps Smartphone Claim Assistance

Smartphone Claim Assistance

Beyond the Surface. Beyond Your Insurance App. 

Get the full picture with our Schmid Snaps claims assistance.

After all, it’s YOUR CHOICE where you get your car repaired. Your investment, your choice.

We’ll Make Sure You Get the Best Claim Assistance and Repair by Being with You Every Step of the Way

You’ve had to have seen the TV spots or heard the radio ads by now. A large national auto insurer encourages its customers to merely snap a photo of their vehicle’s accident damage with their smartphone, send it to them, and they’ll send a check for repairs to your service shop. Sounds simple, doesn’t it?

We’re local. We’re trusted. If you have a collision with your vehicle in Central New York, let us help you after a collision from taking photos, to negotiating with the insurance company, to making your vehicle whole again. A picture is worth a thousand words – don’t let a bad picture cost you thousands of dollars.

What’s the best way to get your best settlement in this new environment? Let the experienced and knowledgeable staff at Rudy Schmid take your collision photos for you. We know what to look for and since we already have relationships with the insurance companies, we can streamline the process for you. We will be your advocate from the moment your vehicle arrives at our shop until we turn it back over to you, fully repaired.

How it’s worked until now. After your accident and a possible police report, your insurance company’s appraiser examines your vehicle and estimates damage and the cost to repair. When you bring the damaged vehicle to Rudy Schmid Total Car Care here in Syracuse, we do a thorough estimate of the vehicle’s damage. Then we and the insurance appraiser compare notes. Rudy Schmid Total Car Care will represent you to get the full amount you are due for your vehicle’s repair.

As insurance companies eliminate local appraisers – and the folks we’ve worked with on your behalf for years – you become your own spokesperson for repairs that aren’t always easy to photograph. Then, it’s tougher to deal with the insurance companies, especially if more work is required to properly repair your vehicle than was originally estimated.

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228 Hiawatha Boulevard, Syracuse

4.7 258 reviews

  • Avatar Eric Melfi ★★★★★ a month ago
    I have used the Schmid family for 25+ years. I would call Dianne and P.J. "business friends". Weather in the frame shop, body shop, or rust prevention, they have always been stellar in their trade. They are professional, courteous, … More attentive, and responsive,... which most shops struggle with today.
    I highly recommend anyone to call the Schmid family for any type of autobody, frame, and general maintenance/service. If it's something not in their expertise they will direct you to someone who is. You are in good hands when "Schmid happens."
    Eric
    N. Syracuse
  • Avatar Kristi Shaver ★★★★★ a month ago
    I’ve been bringing my vehicles to Rudy’s for more than 20 years. I’ve received incredible service! They go above and beyond. Most recently they worked with our insurance company to secure the highest rate of reimbursement, their work is … More impeccable and delivered with a smile. I only bring my vehicles to Rudy’s.
  • Avatar James DiGenova ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Will be back for more service. Knowledgeable staff makes you feel secure. Excellent service at front desk, very welcoming
  • Avatar Karla Long ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Hands down best experience dealing with my auto repairs in my 40 years of driving a vehicle. The professionalism and attention to detail are top notch. Communication about my repair after hitting a deer was appreciated, Diane dealt with … More insurance and helped navigate my claim with me. I won’t go anywhere else!!!!