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Getting charged salvage costs after my bike was written off!

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Hi, I hope someone can tell me where I stand here. 


A couple of weeks ago I was stationary in traffic, when a van drove into the back of my bike.  It was a non fault claim and my insurers(MCE) put me onto a company called Plantec Assist.  Plantec dealt with my claim, picked my bike up and dropped off a hire bike. 


After a few days, they told me my bike is now a Cat B write off.  It was valued at about £2500 and they have taken out payment for about £300 for the salvage value.  They say this is what the bike is now worth as salvage.


They seem to expect me to sell the bike myself to a salvage dealer?  What are my rights here?  I've been onto the third party insurer and complaied both about the valuation, which they have now put to £3000.  And about the salvage.  I do not want a Cat B bike on my property, I have nowhere to store it, I've bought a new bike so it's no longer insured, and it's not able to go back on the road.  Shouldn't the third party insurers(QBE) have to pay me and deal with this?


I'd appreciate any info on my rights and where I stand with this.



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So why are Plantec not arranging for a salvage company to buy the bike for the £300 they say it is worth ?


And then you get the £3000 being offered for the bikes value at the time of the accident.


 Suggest that you complain to your Insurers MCE about the service being offered by Plantec.

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