other driver had floored his car through the intersection.admitted fault. extremely apologetic. female passenger says nothing other than "can we not deal with police or insurance" to which i politely responded "my car is financed i dont think i can". officer shows up, gets a brief statement from me .then permitted me to take my crying 5 y/o daughter across the street to use the restroom.i come back to only an officer. citation ready. other car gone. i was mortified and tried explaining the circumstances.he cut me off with how to "take care of it" at court. 3 months and one court date later i then find out about all the "injuries" of the other parties.the driver and his lawyer settled.how nice. the passenger and her lawyer are claiming rather frivilous/fraudulent injuries.the "demand letter" is nauseating, full of typos,and dedicates a kind paragraph to advocate for the doctor who treated the "victim". i cant take this laying down. might i add i saw and heard his car FLOOR IT through the intersection so i slammed my brakes.my front bumper made contact with the entire left side of the car. he maintained a straight path,i took most of the "impact".
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