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Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by rc36, Aug 7, 2005.

  1. Council bills dead rider

    Unthinking officials sent a bill to a dad who died after being knocked off his bike – for the damage his crash caused to a bollard and road barrier.
    Reports in Manchester’s Metro News say Stephen Leeming, 36, died on this way to work last July after a novice driver crashed into him.
    Three letters requesting more than £300 for the damage have since arrived at the home he shared with his young family.
    Manchester council says it was an ‘unfortunate situation’ caused by the fact that two different sections of the council had been dealing with the matter.

    courtesy mcn
  2. Heard numerous stories like this before, nothing to do with motorcycles, one I think was a bank attempting to take fees and charges for transactions done on an account, where it had been closed after a person had died. Typical administration. I hate the standard response, sorry it was the computer...ever heard or shit in...shit out, is the response given if an operator if tries to pull that excuse.