7 Weird Claims of Personal Injuries
There are some outrageous personal claims that make you laugh all day. However, no matter how they look absurd these people end up getting awesome compensations. Here are some of the strangest personal claims that will make you to think twice before completely writing off your personal injuries and terming them as useless.
A Young Clubber Received £4,500 When a Rapper Named Dappy Spat Him
David Jenkins just finished his evening at a Shell station in Guildford, where he heard two young women talking. Dappy of N-Dubz then pulled over and got those two women into a garage, and began flirting with the girls. These women though, rejected Dappy, and that’s when Dappy became violent. David then entered the garage, which followed by Dappy spitting on David’s face. The rest of the story is history as David won an amazing £4,500 compensation.
Woman Sued Her Hair Salon for a Weighty £5,750 after Booking In a Few Too Many Bleaching Sessions
Everyone knows that bleach destroys the hair in the end – even Lady Gaga, who could afford a high-level hair care, adheres to wigs! However, ‘Miss M’ booked a bleaching session once a month for several years at her local hair salon in Manchester and was horrified when her hair started to fall. ‘Miss M’ then demanded the hair salon a whooping £5,750 compensation for the loss of hair and self-esteem.
Teacher Scored a Whopping £150,000 if He Loses His Voice Yelling at Students
Joyce Walters, a teacher in London, spent too much time raising his voice at the students, which ended in a hoarse voice. In the end, he won an impressive £150,000 in compensation! We all know that working with kids can be a tough job, but to be honest, so do other jobs.
In 2005, an American by the Name of Austin Aitken Filed a Case Against American TV Show
He was feeling drowsy and nauseous when he watched the participants eating rats and demanded a $50,000 compensation. The court has closed the case for incorrect explanation against the claim.
In Manchester, a women rang on Christmas day to ask how long the turkey should be cooked and argued that if they made some mistakes, the entire family could end up with food poisoning.
‘Family Jewel’ is Gone
A man received £84,000 after he suffered erectile dysfunction after an injury to his private parts after it was stuck on the petrol tank of his motorbike after colliding with a third party. Talk about bad luck.
Have you ever seen one of those signs on your coffee cup and it says, “Caution, Hot Contents”? Well, it’s printed there for a reason. One of the reasons is the temperature of the coffee can get as hot as 180 degrees. Try dipping your finger into 180 degrees water (or any liquid), and you will feel the time stops for a minute. McDonald’s had been refusing to take action on this matter, and when a lady spilt her coffee and seriously injured herself, she filed a claim and was actually compensated $2.7 million! Want to know how much of that money went to her skin grafts surgery? $800!
Helen Lund is a law student and a blogger. She is also part of Criticalillnessadvisors.co.uk. If you want to compare and get a quote on critical illness insurance, head over to their website.
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