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Hi my mobility scooter was stolen, and the insurance has paid

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Hi my mobility scooter was stolen, and the insurance has paid up and I have a new one know, my old scooter has just been recovered in a damaged condition and returned by the police, the Insurance have asked me to pay back the amount they paid out, is this right our is it up to them to collect it, it no good in current condition and I have a new one now
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Alex Watts : Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Alex Watts : For now please let me know if the payment was in full and final settlement?
JACUSTOMER-2odcdq6g- :

yes they paid in full for the mobility scooter and power tools which have not been recobered - 100 pound excess

JACUSTOMER-2odcdq6g- :

payment was in full and final settlement

Alex Watts : Ok. Then you don't have to pay it back.
Alex Watts : the payment was not conditional upon anything.
Alex Watts : therefore if it is in full and final settlement they can not withdraw it.
Alex Watts : They have no case to
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today pleasea.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Thanks Alex, the only remaining question is, I take it the recovered scooter belong's to the Insurance company, which the damage state it was return in they are welcome to it, its in the way now how long do I have to wait before for them to collect it before disposing of it

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Yes you can give them 28 days to collect it and then dispose of it.
Alex

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