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    • Hi everyone, I has the pleasure this morning of receiving the attached NTK from "MET Parking Services Ltd" regarding the now infamous Starbucks car park near Stansted Airport. Obviously it is not compliant with Schedule 4 of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 as it was sent more than 14 days after the alleged contravention.  I have seen on various other forums that people have been successfully appealing these via POPLA (https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/discussion/6507793/challanging-parking-ticket-issed-by-med-parking-in-stansted-mcdonalds-starbucks-southgate-park) -- is this worth doing or should I just ignore and keep an eye out for any subsequent letter of claim?   Date of the infringement 02/03/2024 Date on the NTK [this must have been received within 14 days from the 'offence' date] 09/04/2024  Date received 12/04/2024 Does the NTK mention schedule 4 of The Protections of Freedoms Act 2012? [Y/N?] No Is there any photographic evidence of the event? Yes Have you appealed? [Y/N?] post up your appeal] No Have you had a response? [Y/N?] post it up N/A - not appealed Who is the parking company? MET Parking Services Where exactly [carpark name and town] (346) Southgate Park, Stansted, CM24 1PY For either option, does it say which appeals body they operate under. BPA/POPLA Thank you in advance for your help. Met Parking Services NTK 09-04-2024.pdf
    • Just wondering if someone can offer some advice. Before I knew about this forum I ended up with a CCJ. I agreed a payment of X per month with the Court and it was agreed and that payment has been kept up to date, except for a period last year from Sep to Dec whereby I was held on suspicion of a crime in Norway (later acquitted I might add) but for 3 months and as such had no way of maintaining the payments each month with no access to be able to make the transfers to them. When I returned, I paid the 3 months I was behind and have since continued to maintain the payments that was agreed by the Court originally. I have never received any notification or demand from the Court regarding the period I was unable to pay and haven't to date. However, I received this below by email today - not sure how they got my email but perhaps from this original debt as the Original creditor may have passed it on to them. Any thoughts on this please? "The County Court Judgment (CCJ) granted on 11-2018 remains unpaid therefore our client is considering enforcement action. Despite sending you previous reminders, you have failed to engage with us and set up an affordable payment plan for £2444.21 which means our client could instruct us to take further action in the next 14 days. If our client instructs us to apply for a Warrant of Control, a County Court Bailiff could visit you at home to discuss payment of the outstanding balance. Alternatively, our client may instruct us to enforce by way of a Charging Order which will result in the Court securing the outstanding debt against any beneficial interest you hold in a property. This means our client will recover the debt when you come to sell or remortgage your property. Our client may also request an Attachment of Earnings which will result in the Court ordering your employer to deduct payment directly from your wages. In order to avoid this, you must either make a one-off payment of £2444.21 or set up a payment plan with us within 14 days."  
    • Actually you making me go back and double check the Arnold Clark thing rang a bell and the trust took all the payments off my wages. 2 months £111 & 2 months at £115. Im fairly sure that means its paid off?
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Evening,

 

I'm unfortunately another one of those people who got involved with Carpenters solicitors before seeing the posts on here about them :-(

 

Was put through to them after a car accident that wasn't my fault after suffering a few bruises and a bit of a sore neck, decided a week later it wasn't worth pursuing for a personal injury claim as the bruises had almost gone and my health was back to normal,

 

got my case for personal injury claim closed by them on the phone but now dreading them sending a huge bill through for their costs as I didn't have legal costs as part of my car insurance policy at the time, bit of a painful lesson on the way I'm guessing. Like a few other on here I did email them on a few matters but yet to receive a response.

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Might be better if one of the mods could switch this post to the car insurance forum maybe as it's more relevant there?

 

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Doubtful you will get anything, the costs will just be case development costs. The only time they will pursue you for this is if you have tried it on and got them to be involved, even then they'd have to prove that you duped their professional assessment.

 

Having the legal expenses just means which route they will take the funding, i.e. through the funding or get you to sign a no win no fee.

 

....but as mentioned above, do let the board know if anything happens.

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Thanks to all for the above replies, didn't get a notification through so apologies for the delay in responding, os far nothing from Carpenters, the small matter of hire car charges but that's a different thread*– thanks again all.

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