This wasn't a deliberate act, it was
negligent. If it was deliberate it would be malicious which clearly it wasn't.
Be careful with the terminology in court.
I don't think that you have locus/standing to
bring this action in county court. I think that a complaint to the Local
Government Ombudsman would bear more fruit and is free. Alternatively an application
for judicial review (expensive) would make them review the decision not to let
you have the statement but not necessarily change it. The decision may be the
The insurance company has admitted liability
and presumably paid out.
I therefore don't know what you are wanting
to happen even if you get this statement. You appear to be wanting to make a
I am certain that the statement isnt going to
say anything to help you.
In addition as the matter accident is settled
you have no cause of action for pre-action disclosure.
Be careful you do not get a ruling as a
I appreciate that this isnt what you want to
hear but there is no point in me misleading you
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