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    • bargepole
    • By bargepole 5th Oct 17, 6:30 PM
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    Two cases, two no-shows at Maidstone Court today
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    • 5th Oct 17, 6:30 PM
    Two cases, two no-shows at Maidstone Court today 5th Oct 17 at 6:30 PM
    The first case is one which featured in a Daily Mail report earlier this year:

    I contacted the defendant, and provided him with his Defence and WS. A local Lay Rep from the BMPA went along to assist. Nobody turned up for PCM (UK), and there was no WS filed by Gladstones. So DJ Sullivan struck out the claim, and awarded the defendant his costs.

    Our man observed that there was also a case involving Parking & Property Management in a different courtroom. No advocate turned up for them either, and the defendant was in and out in five minutes.
    Speeding cases fought: 24 (3 of mine, 21 for others). Cases won: 20. Points on licence: 0. Private Parking Court Cases: Won 31. Lost 9.
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    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 5th Oct 17, 7:26 PM
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    The Deep
    • #2
    • 5th Oct 17, 7:26 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 7:26 PM
    The normal pettifogging £95, or real money to compensate him for the hassle he had to put up with from CPM?

    If the former, then, in effect the PPC have won. They did not even have to pay for a Tom Sawyer.
    Last edited by The Deep; 05-10-2017 at 7:29 PM.
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 5th Oct 17, 8:21 PM
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    • #3
    • 5th Oct 17, 8:21 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 8:21 PM
    It!!!8217;s so appalling that these scumpanies can issue template claims and paperwork, putting the defendant through huge amounts of trauma and the need to research and develop strong, bespoke defences, take a day off work to turn up at the court, yet the PPC fails to appear - and !!!8216;escapes!!!8217; with impunity.

    Just wrong, so wrong!
    We cannot provide you with a silver bullet to get you out of this. You have to be in for the long run, and need to involve yourself in research and work for you to get rid of this. It is not simple. We will help, but can't do it for you.

    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • fil cad
    • By fil cad 5th Oct 17, 8:48 PM
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    fil cad
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    • 5th Oct 17, 8:48 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 8:48 PM
    And if the poor victim fails to show he gets hammered. One law for the scum and another law for the ppc victim. !!!55357;
    PPCs say its carpark management, BPA say its raising standards..... we all know its just about raking in the revenue.
    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 5th Oct 17, 8:57 PM
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    • #5
    • 5th Oct 17, 8:57 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 8:57 PM
    It will indeed be very interesting to see how these
    incompetent scumbags will deal with the new game
    of hula hoops, not very well I think ?

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