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What should you do if you are not at fault but somehow the police accident report said that you were?

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2011-09-13 13:02:47
2011-09-13 13:02:47

not final, you can contest the police�s report by hiring independent investigators. But, if the police say you were At Fault you probably were according to the traffice rules and regulations.

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