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hey guys im wondering if any off use can help me out?

i run into the back of a car in dublin this morning in my fathers jeep i was taking ladders from one job to another for him as he is on holidays. im not insured to drive the jeep..

there is no damage to the jeep because the bull bar took the impact, but the other car has damage to the rear bumper tailgate and the rear passenger side quarter pannell.

the lady that was driving the other car was un injured. we pulled off the main rd and drive about a mile up the rd to a car park were we got out to look at the damage.

i said to her i would prefer this not to go through insurance and that i would pay to fix it. she agreed.

the police were not called to scene and the accident was not reported. we swapped telephone numbers i dnt know if she took done my reg. she said she wud contact me with a quote within the next few days.

i have no bother payin for the fixing of her car. but what im wondering is if she decides to change her mind can she goto the garda's and claim through her insurance now after leaving the scene of the accident?

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Na i think thers not much that can be done but if i was u i would get her paid as soon as possible n get it cleared up, i was hit by an uninsured driver a year ago still no money not very impressed!!! Do the right thing ring her up make sure shes ok and get a price and pay her man get it all done asap!!
 

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yes watch that lad if it was you that caused the accident then if she decides to call cops you could be in serious bother same thing happen to my da in a work van he hit someone they clear everything up there and then but the other person still called cops ?!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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what if you pay the money and she still goes the cops ? i guess you need some kind of proof you paid it and that she is not gonna be making any personal injury claims - cos i take it she does not know your not insured? i would call her and get it sorted ASAP. She prob just wants it sorted too!
Nxt time be insured for goodness sake !! its too much to risk now a days
 

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im living in dublin at the minute and the guarda dont really give a toss about accidents unless someone is hurt - if you agreed to that and no guarda were called i reckon there is nothing she can do now. I know a guy in the force and he says if you agree something among yourselves at the time they want nothing to do with it.

Better having insurance though!

J


**These are opinions only so please dont take my word for it!**

[Edited on 8-11-2005 by jonnyc]
 

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She can'y go to cops cause she also left the scene of the crash. Been here before if she goes to cops and starts acying the ass just denie all knowledge and say she has picked on you after she hit her own car against a wall
 

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naw u see guys i didn't know i wasnt insured my dad thought i was too like or else he wudnt hav let me drive.

it was only when i got home i read through the policy and realised i wasnt.

he changed his jeep a few wks ago and because i was on his old policy for his last jeep we thought i was on this one and i just checked as soon as this happened.

we have been in contact over the phone today, she is going to get a quote 2moro and ring me with a price for the damage..

i just cant believe how genuine she is being about it..
just creaming them incase its a big front she is putting on..

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Dont worry lad, as TSM said if she goes to the cops now she has'nt a leg to stand on as she left the scece of the accident. Its hard to believe but you could actually deny all knowlage of the accident and she could'nt do a thing about it but I know you want to do the right thing and she seems sound about it so keep in touch with her and get a quote. If you have time on your hands shop around for the parts yourself as you will probably get them cheaper, sounds like a bumper and a lot of filler anyway. Her quote will most likely be main dealer parts which are most expensive of all. It happened me during the summer, I hit a jeep with a bale trailer. Kept in contact with yer man till all was sorted, no cops. Sounds like high hundreds of a repair which is not so bad, you could easily spare a bit by shopping for the parts yourself:)
 

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mite just do that i know she needs a new tailgate, bumper and a rear tail light. it wouldnt wrk out so bad if i only had the labour to pay for. will see when she hits me wit a quote 2moro..
 

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Many years ago in London I was working on my first job as an engineer. I was at a roundabout and thought the car in front had gone so I drove forward without looking forward into the back of a Merc in my old tatty, dirty manta-no damage to the Merc, my bumper pushed in a bit. The guy jumps out real abusive and declares he is a solicitor. I tell him I am an engineer so we are both educated people. Anyhow he wants my details so I give them to him. Then I ask him for his and he wants to know why so I tell him I am not admitting liability. He gets mad. I tell him before the impact his reverse lights came on so he must have backed into me. He gats madder and phones his office trying to get his secretary to call the cops-he doesn’t know where he is and I tell him they will not come because no one is injured. He wants to know where we are so I tell him Albert Bridge but in fact were at Wandsworth Bridge. He gives me the two fingers and gets into his car -drives off.

Basic thing is. You only have to call the cops if there is an injury; you are obliged to tell the cop of the accident afterwards-that’s all. If she settles with you she is effectively in contract with you and cannot come back for more-That is the Law


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i rolled into the back of a merc a few years a go when i was 17, not driving on the road that long at the time, in traffic the jeep rolled into the car in fron absolutely no damage what so ever i got out said i was sorry and looked and seen no damage we swapped names and details etc four months passed and i got a letter off her solicitor looking for an offer of compensation, she claimed the accident happened on the wrong date and on the wrong street, the insurance fought it out with her in court and last summer she settled for 43000euro just like that there wasnt as much as a scratch on her car and the bitch 43k for wearing a collar for a few weeks during the accident and the settlement she was in andora on a ski holiday twice. David what ever you do if you pay for her car get it in writing that you paid for the car and thats the end of the matter because she has up 3 years i think to make a claim
 

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some law that hi aint it.. if she goes to the cops im denying all there is no proof wat so ever that i hit her. fair enough she has my number. but dad has the cover his back wheel sign rited because he was hiring out a couple of rally cars there for a wile all i need to do is get my name and telphone number put onto the it instea of his and thats how she got my number..

heard no contact from her today about the quote she was getting back to me with..

jus hope all this blows over and get it settled.
 

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Like i said-if you pay up now she can't come back to the troug for another feed-get it in writing that all matters are settled.
 

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Originally posted by davidyoung
some law that hi aint it.. if she goes to the cops im denying all there is no proof wat so ever that i hit her. fair enough she has my number. but dad has the cover his back wheel sign rited because he was hiring out a couple of rally cars there for a wile all i need to do is get my name and telphone number put onto the it instea of his and thats how she got my number..

heard no contact from her today about the quote she was getting back to me with..

jus hope all this blows over and get it settled.
u better hope shes not a member of this fourm (or knows someone that is) as she would have all the evidence shes needs from your posts!!!!:idea:
 

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Originally posted by abe1234

u better hope shes not a member of this fourm (or knows someone that is) as she would have all the evidence shes needs from your posts!!!!:idea:
:laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
 
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