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    • an1179
    • By an1179 15th Mar 17, 3:54 PM
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    I feel so stupid I bought car and it is cat c can't get insured
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    • 15th Mar 17, 3:54 PM
    I feel so stupid I bought car and it is cat c can't get insured 15th Mar 17 at 3:54 PM
    I feel stupid and angry took someone with me to buy a car for DD. The v5 said it was uneconomical to repair by a commercial but the friend I was with said it was fine. I have spent £1'150 purchase and then £500 for new tyre battery service and cam belt. I ust phoned for insurance quote they said they don't insure CAT c vehicle it was a broker who searched all their companies . Feel so.let down and useless . Ford fiesta freedom 2006 car
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    • Nobbie1967
    • By Nobbie1967 17th Mar 17, 7:32 AM
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    I have insured the car using online confused. as no reference is made to whether the car is a cat c/write off. Not sure whether the fact is considered to be something that should be discussed. As long as I don't have a claim and have to produce the V5 then all will be well.
    Originally posted by an1179
    If they don't ask about Cat C/D, they they don't need to know. It will only become an issue when you come to claim as the write off category will affect the valuation of your car.
    • GDB2222
    • By GDB2222 17th Mar 17, 7:42 AM
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    The upcoming MOJ reforms are going to cut the amount paid out for minor injuries and the related costs massively. Do you know what you're talking about?
    Originally posted by debtdebt
    The MOJ recently changed the payments for very large personal injury claims. This is estimated to push premiums up by £70.

    http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/insurance/2017/02/severely-injured-claimants-to-receive-larger-payouts-as-insurers-warn-of-higher-premiums
    No reliance should be placed on the above! Absolutely none, do you hear?
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