"No appraiser or employer shall require that repairs be made in any specified repair shop."
-Title 31, PA Statute Section 62.3(8)
"An appraiser or his employer shall not have any direct or indirect conflict of interest in the making of an appraisal shall not, in any manner whatsoever, attempt to directly or indirectly coerce, persuade, induce, or advise the consumer that appraised vehicle damage must be, should be, or could be repaired at any particular location or by any particular individual or business."
- Title 31, PA Statute Section 62.3(9)
"The appraiser shall leave a legible copy of his appraisal with that of the repair shop selected by the consumer to make the repairs and also furnish a copy to the owner of the vehicle. The appraisal shall include an itemized listing of all damages, specifying those parts to be replaced or repaired. Because an appraiser is charged with a high degree of regard for the public safety, the operational safety of the vehicle shall be paramount in considering the specification of new parts."
- Title 63, PA Statute Section 861(d)
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