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I want for records to be deleted. They have inaccurate information in them, and a lot of it is just lies. I do not want these damaging records to remain. I want anything that is hearsay to be challenged and if it cannot be proved, deleted. I cannot believe anyone can say what they like about you and it becomes a record, and worse, it is shared, potentially forever. These could be used against me at any time in the future, after the good people who know it is crap are no more.
I would also like to sue for compensation, for money that I have lost, damages for the loss to my reputation and all the stress it has caused and compensation for my ex partner, who has had to suffer going into hospital, has had to pay £30k for a case manager's intervention, when she just ruined his package and for damages for him given the carers caused physical declines in his disability.
Do I have to be explicit in what records are deleted, or just ask for all records that contain unsubstantiated claims in them?
Could they claim that they are warranted in keeping them for some reason?
Also, does it make a difference, but these are not my records. Whilst they are about me, I am the one who has suffered damage, they are stored on my ex-partner's file, as they are related to his care.
My worry is they are damaging and unfounded. The difficultly I see is whilst I can prove beyond doubt a lot of it is definitely untrue, some of it I cannot actually prove, but it still is not true, it's more the nature of the allegation that is the problem. For example, two ex-carers claimed I had a drinking problem. I don't, but of course how do you go about proving this? They only said it to make out I was unstable. I don't want this on file, there is not a grain of truth in it, it is inaccurate. This is the kind of thing.
It does, but one last question, just to home in on the allegations - if I cannot prove they are untrue, but of course equally, they cannot be proven as true -where does that leave us? Is it enough that I am saying that this is not a fact about me? Is the burden of proof then on who alleged this? I'm really unclear. How can/will a court decide?