I need advise on a road accident case. VIC 3023. Nothing so far, this is my case, i need advise on how to proceed Please

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Customer: Hi i need advise on a road accident case
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Customer: VIC 3023
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Customer: Nothing so far, this is my case, i need advise on how to proceed Please find below details of my incident, Can you help me file a caseDate of Incident: 11/01/2022: Time 2: 30 pmIncident Location: At the Traffic Lights at the intersection on Station Road and WittoN Street, Deer ParkDriver at faults Details: -Name: Asmelash T MekonenDriving Licence No:###-##-####
Address:***** Sunshine West Vic 3020Mobile Contact No.(###) ###-####
Car Details: Mazda Sedan Rego: 1BK 5UCComplainant Details: -Fathima Parveen MohideenDriving Licence No:###-##-####***** Burnside Vic 3023Contact No.(###) ###-####
Car Details: Ford Falcon 2008 Sedan Rego: 1IR 7IBThe IncidentThe accident involved three vehicles. The car Infront owned by “Danielle Farfalla” (Licence No:###-##-#### Rego: DANNI-X) stopped at a red light on Station Road and Witton St. Deer Park. My car was driven by my son Sulaiman Shamil licence no###-##-#### My car stopped behind Daniella’s car, and we were both at a complete stop. Then my car was rear ended by Asmelash T Mekonen. My car as it got hit moved forward and hit Danielle’s car. We pulled over to the side of Witton Street. Asmelash T Mekonen admitted fault and informed us that he was not insured. We exchanged details, we idealised on calling the cops, but Asmelashadmitted that he was at fault and agreed to repair Danielle’s and my vehicle and insisted that we should not call the police as he was driving without P plates being displayed and had no insurance cover for his vehicle.I followed up with Asmelash the very next day with a quotation from a familiar vehicle repair centre, a copy of which I have. Asmelash said that the quotation was too high and requested me to take my vehicle to a panel beater known to him. The address of the panel beater recommended by Asmelash was, Crystal Mechanic,***** Sunshine 3020. I took the car to Crystal Mechanic on his advice on the 15th of January 2022. Steven from Crystal Mechanic informed me that he will give the estimate to Asmelash.On the Monday the 17th of January, I tried contacting Asmelash after the quotation was given to him by Crystal Mechanic, but he failed to respond. Asmelash called back on Tuesday, 18th of January, and said he had a family emergency and requested for two days to sort out his finances to pay for my car repairs. On the 20th of January late evening, Asmelash informed me that he will not pay for my damages. Since then, I tried contacting him many times, but he is avoiding my calls..
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Hi! My name is***** a solicitor in Australia, and I’m happy to help you.

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My name is ***** ***** incident details are as follows
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Please find below details of my incident, Can you help me file a caseDate of Incident: 11/01/2022: Time 2: 30 pmIncident Location: At the Traffic Lights at the intersection on Station Road and WittoN Street, Deer ParkDriver at faults Details: -Name: Asmelash T MekonenDriving Licence No:###-##-####
Address:***** Sunshine West Vic 3020Mobile Contact No.(###) ###-####
Car Details: Mazda Sedan Rego: 1BK 5UCComplainant Details: -Fathima Parveen MohideenDriving Licence No:###-##-####***** Burnside Vic 3023Contact No.(###) ###-####
Car Details: Ford Falcon 2008 Sedan Rego: 1IR 7IBThe IncidentThe accident involved three vehicles. The car Infront owned by “Danielle Farfalla” (Licence No:###-##-#### Rego: DANNI-X) stopped at a red light on Station Road and Witton St. Deer Park. My car was driven by my son Sulaiman Shamil licence no###-##-#### My car stopped behind Daniella’s car, and we were both at a complete stop. Then my car was rear ended by Asmelash T Mekonen. My car as it got hit moved forward and hit Danielle’s car. We pulled over to the side of Witton Street. Asmelash T Mekonen admitted fault and informed us that he was not insured. We exchanged details, we idealised on calling the cops, but Asmelashadmitted that he was at fault and agreed to repair Danielle’s and my vehicle and insisted that we should not call the police as he was driving without P plates being displayed and had no insurance cover for his vehicle.I followed up with Asmelash the very next day with a quotation from a familiar vehicle repair centre, a copy of which I have. Asmelash said that the quotation was too high and requested me to take my vehicle to a panel beater known to him. The address of the panel beater recommended by Asmelash was, Crystal Mechanic,***** Sunshine 3020. I took the car to Crystal Mechanic on his advice on the 15th of January 2022. Steven from Crystal Mechanic informed me that he will give the estimate to Asmelash.On the Monday the 17th of January, I tried contacting Asmelash after the quotation was given to him by Crystal Mechanic, but he failed to respond. Asmelash called back on Tuesday, 18th of January, and said he had a family emergency and requested for two days to sort out his finances to pay for my car repairs. On the 20th of January late evening, Asmelash informed me that he will not pay for my damages. Since then, I tried contacting him many times, but he is avoiding my calls..
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What outcome whey you like to have?
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i will appreciate if you could go thru my incident details and get back to me on how i can pursue this
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What do you want do, sue for compensation?
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i want my car repaired
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You can sue for that repair in the court.You may lodge a claim in court.The court’s website has a forms section to download the documents to commence the claim against that other party.There are practice notes on the court’s website. There are various resources also, which you could utilise to aid you in completing the claim form.Once you have submitted the claim form to the court, you must serve the other party with the documents.You will receive email communications from the court, and you need to review these communications carefully, as they give you instructions on what to do next.
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Noted. thank you. i will lodge my complaint in court and get back to you
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It was my pleasure to help you today, and I thank you for chatting with me.
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Date of Incident: 11/01/2022: Time 2: 30 pmIncident Location: At the Traffic Lights at the intersection on Station Road and WittoN Street, Deer ParkDriver at faults Details: -Name: Asmelash T MekonenDriving Licence No:###-##-####Address:***** Sunshine West Vic 3020Mobile Contact No.(###) ###-####Car Details: Mazda Sedan Rego: 1BK 5UCComplainant Details: -Fathima Parveen MohideenDriving Licence No:###-##-####
***** Burnside Vic 3023Contact No.(###) ###-####Car Details: Ford Falcon 2008 Sedan Rego: 1IR 7IBThe IncidentThe accident involved three vehicles. The car Infront owned by “Danielle Farfalla” (Licence No:###-##-#### Rego: DANNI-X) stopped at a red light on Station Road and Witton St. Deer Park. My car was driven by my
son Sulaiman Shamil licence no###-##-#### My car stopped behind Daniella’s car, and we were both at a complete stop. Then my car was rear ended by Asmelash T Mekonen. My car as it got hit moved forward and hit Danielle’s car. We pulled over to the side of
Witton Street. Asmelash T Mekonen admitted fault and informed us that he was not insured. We exchanged details, we idealised on calling the cops, but Asmelashadmitted that he was at fault and agreed to repair Danielle’s and my vehicle and insisted that we should not call the police as he was driving without P plates being displayed and had no insurance cover for his
vehicle.I followed up with Asmelash the very next day with a quotation from a familiar vehicle repair centre, a copy of which I have. Asmelash said that the quotation was too high and requested me to take my vehicle to
a panel beater known to him. The address of the panel beater recommended by Asmelash was, Crystal Mechanic,***** Sunshine 3020. I took the car to Crystal Mechanic on his advice on the 15th of January 2022. Steven from Crystal Mechanic informed
me that he will give the estimate to Asmelash.On the Monday the 17th of January, I tried contacting Asmelash after the quotation was given to him by Crystal Mechanic, but he failed to respond. Asmelash called back on Tuesday, 18th of January, and said he had
a family emergency and requested for two days to sort out his finances to pay for my car repairs. On the 20th of January late evening, Asmelash informed me that he will not pay for my damages. Since then, I tried contacting him many times, but he is avoiding
my calls..Thank you, ***** *****
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If you want to sue for compensation you need to take the matter into the court.
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