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Jan 13

Posts: 8

jackpage15 says:

Time Limit for dealing with claim

Hey all,

Had an accident on the 18th december, somebody knocked me off while he was turning onto the main road from a side road. Police attended, and there was an independent witness.

3rd party apologised and admitted he hadnt seen me at the scene, but obviously I dont know what he said in his statement to the police and his insurers.

Basically, 3rd party insurers are disputing Liability, but my representatives are telling them they need to accept full liability quickly in order to mitigate their losses. While they battle it out, I am left twiddling my thumbs.

Is there a time-limit for how long they can stall procedings? For example my insurers emailed them over a week ago, and still have received no response. They havent even inspected the vehicle yet!

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Sep 12

Posts: 124

Rotop says:


It'll take as long as it takes. usually they wait until everyone is fully healed to put in full costs for medical bills and compensation. 

The guy hasn't admitted liability to his insurance if they are fighting the case.

Give the insurance company the witnesses info and you'll be okay.

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Jan 13

Posts: 8

jackpage15 says:


Thanks for the reply Rotop, I guess I will just have to wait. Frustrating, as I have a lovely replacement bike lined up.

Still could be worse as I have a hire bike to keep me going in the mean time.

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