You can go to the police station and file a report that contradicts what the officer put in his report. At least you will be on record especially since it is her word against yours. If there is a lawsuit at least you would have filed your version. Otherwise you would be cross examined about what would appear to be an 11th hour "story" to get out from under.
You cannot do anything else but wait and see what develops. I suggest some perspective. You have insurance for this. After 30+ years handling accidnet cases...people lie all the time. It can't be prevented.
Yes even police lie. Insurance companies investigate and often they are faced with 2 different versions of the same event. One version is a lie..but the insurance company can only make its own judgment which is the accurate one based on other evidence in a case...if there is other evidence. If not, even the insurance company is left with the dilemma,,,and often cases go to trial so a jury can decide who is telling the truth.
And sometimes it's not a question of lie vs truth. People have different vantage points in witnessing events...have things on their mind...are not as observant generally as others, etc.
11th hour story = if the version of the police report is the only one on record and you tell a different one at trial for the first time....it is not as credible than if you filed your version right away and then repeated that version at trial. You would not look like you were coming up with a new version at the last minute or at the 11th hour.
I appreciate your frustration, but you cannot change what the police report says other than what you have done to correct it. You simply have no alternative. You cannot worry about what could happen "another time". That is irrelevant to this case.
You can only wait and see. You cannot take any other action. If you could I would tell you. No problem with same insurance company involved...happens frequently and is irrelevant to this issues at hand.
If you cannot accept my answers, I cannot help that. You have the right not to accept and pay. I have done all I can for you. Good luck.
I thought because of the violation, I'll get civil.
It is civil in the sense that there would be a civil lawsuit from the accident. Can't find a manual for civil trials but the criminal is comparable.
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