Scots biker in insurance hell after legal loophole forces him to pay thousands …
News from Scottish Daily Record:

A BEWILDERED biker could be forced to pay tens of ­thousands of pounds after a man died on the motorcycle he had sold him days before.

A legal loophole means Paul Duffy could be liable for all ­insurance costs for the accident which claimed the life of banned driver James Bryson , despite having no link to it at all.

Bryson bought Paul’s Kawasaki Ninja on August 13 but was not insured when he smashed into a Toyota Yaris near Arbroath seven days later.

But because Paul forgot to cancel his policy, his insurance firm MCE Insurance are liable for the crash and can claim the costs from him in court.

Paul, from Methil in Fife, warned all drivers to cancel their insurance “the second” they hand over ­registration documents for any vehicle they sell.

The 48-year-old, who is ­recovering from leukaemia and cares for his ­disabled wife, said: “Lawyers said that because Mr Bryson had died and had no insurance, they would be paying out on my policy.

 

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