Allen Lipp

Allen Lipp

Automotive Consulting Professionals
336 Thompson Avenue
Oceanside , NY 11797
Mobile: 516-770-0365
Office: 516-584-4228
Introduction

Allen Lipp has fifty years of experience in the new and used car automobile industry, as a dealer, appraiser, and consultant, among other things. This experience specifically includes valuation of automobile total loss claims.
He is licensed as a New York state independent insurance adjuster. He has been a member of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Advisory Board from 2004 to the present. He is certified by the International Automobile Appraiser’s Association (IAAA) as an automobile appraiser.
His experience in the appraisal of total loss vehicles begins with the period from 1969 to 2000 when he was an owner of a company known as Kenal Motors in Oceanside, New York. During that time, he was a licensed used car dealer.


Areas of Expertise
  • Automobile Appraisal
  • Automobile Mechanical & Body Repair
  • Automotive
  • Insurance Adjuster

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Qualified expert witness in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Federal court.
Licensed New York State Independent Insurance Adjuster (License #IA953112)
IRS Compliant Appraiser
ASE Certifications
Certified Classic Car appraiser
Certified, Mercedes Benz Club of America (MBCA) Concourse de Elegance Judge
Certified U.S.A.A.P. Appraiser (Certification, Uniform standards for Automotive Appraisal Procedure)
Licensed tow and recovery truck operator
Certified by the IAAA (International Automobile Appraisers Association)
Co-founder of the Diminished Value Guide, LLC

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Member NADA Advisory Board (2004-present)
Chief Judge MBCA NYC/Long Island Section
Member SEMA action committee (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association)
Member MBCA National Valuation committee (2016)
Member Westlaw Round Table Group (Expert witness and Referral Service)
Member Rubin Anders Expert Witness Referral Service
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 40 or more
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: automotive valuation, automotive diminished value, automotive loss of use
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 15
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: March 11, 2021
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: more than 15 times
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: more than 15 times
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert witness testimony, valuation reports, attorney support, diminution of value reports, loss of use reports.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $300
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $300
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $550 per hour, $1000 minimum
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $550 per hour, $1000 minimum
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Expenses Actual Cost - Includes transportation (airfare, taxi, rental car, etc.), lodging, fuel, tolls, computer charges, telephone, special photo processing, and other fees that are required for the case.


References

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