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Can the courts verify when the photos were taken?
Insurance dispute Someone drove into my car a few years ago and drove off. Luckily I managed to get their reg plate. I called the police they were pretty useless. When I contacted my insurance the guy disputed it and apprantly sent in photos of the car to confirm they didn’t. It’s now going to court and this guy still disputes. I’ve not seen any of these photos but I’ve managed to find an old auto trader ad with pictures of the car. I honestly believes he’s used these pictures as he only bought the car a week before the crash. My question is will the courts decide if my solicitors can have the photos verified by date. Also where his phone was at the time of the crash: because he states he wasn’t there. What happens if it’s confirmed he was there and he’s been lying? Or what happens if they can’t prove it?


8th April 2022

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NQ but work in insurance If you’ve got the registration plate, description of the car and a description of the driver then you should be OK Most ‘it wasn’t me’ arguments fail in my experience so I’d not worry and leave you legal team to do their job You might lose but then again you might not

Robin Nowell

8th April 2022

NQ just mentioning it in case you were not aware, but it is possible that the car that hit you had false number plates on... if this is the case the person who owns the "real" car wouldn't have a clue...

Jeffrey Klein

8th April 2022

NQ but work in this field Have you provided these photos to you insurers/ solicitors and do they show that they predate them accident?

Leon Greenough

8th April 2022

Nq the police could track where the driver was at the time of the incident using mobile phone data

Frances Alvis

8th April 2022

NQ if you found the old ad, you should provide the pictures to your insurer to have them or their legal team cross reference. If the other person did in fact just hand those pictures over, then that could potentially lead into criminal matters too.

Patricia Abram

8th April 2022

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