Roy Theophilus Bent, Jr.
is a well known and respected expert and consultant in the automotive industry. An IACP Certified Auto Appraiser
, Expert Witness, and Field Inspector, Mr. Bent is the seated President of the Bureau of Certified Auto Appraisers, a National Professional Appraisal Credentialing Organization that has trained, tested, and certified over 2,400 students under his leadership in the practices of IACP Certified Auto Appraisals and Litigation assistance.
Mr. Bent holds numerous licenses and credentials as an ASE Certified Mechanic, I-Car Collision Specialist, Licensed Auto Appraiser, Insurance Adjuster, Umpire, Mediator, Arbitrator, Classic Car Judge, and Vintage Car Historian.
- Mr. Bent is retained by counsel to provide IACP Certified Third Party Appraisals for most auto related lawsuits. He serves law firms whose clients are involved with dissolution, probate, bankruptcy, and diminution of value, and automobile accidents.
Mr. Bent is a contributing author in several peer reviewed journals in auto accident expert witness related theories, case studies, and reports which are used exclusively by other expert witnesses in the field. His services include deposition, arbitration, mediation, and trial testimony when necessary.
Areas of Expertise
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|Diminished Value AppraisalsTotal Loss AppraisalsCorrosionDefective ProductsLemon LawsAir BagsRepair NegligenceMotor HomesMotorcyclesRecalls||Seat BeltsAuto Accident ReconstructionAutomotive Accident PhotographyAutomotive Odometer TamperingUsed Car Dealer FraudTractor Trailers / Unsafe LoadsClassic Cars / Custom VehiclesCommercial Vehicle AccidentsElectronic Control Module (ECM)High / Low Speed Accidents||Deceptive Trade PracticesIgnition Switch FailuresPedestrian / Vehicle CollisionsPublic Transportation AccidentsRecreational Vehicles-RVsRollover-Roof CrushRun Overs (Pedestrians)Self-Insured / Liability ClaimsUnibody & Frame RepairVehicle Fire Cause & Origin (Battery)|