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View Poll Results: Do you know a friend or family member that got compo for an injury?
I know a friend or someone in my family who got compo 101 34.95%
I have not heard of a friend or family member get compo 188 65.05%
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05-06-2019, 16:35   #1
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"Is there one person who does not know a family member or friend who got compo claim"

I don't know of anyone

'We all know someone who got compo for an injury' - ex-FG candidate defends Bailey"


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05-06-2019, 16:36   #2
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i dont either so that makes 2.
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05-06-2019, 16:37   #3
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I know of 1 person.

They didnt fall off a swing.
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Another deluded ****.
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Don't know of anyone
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05-06-2019, 16:39   #8
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Ehhhh, I've vague memory of a friend who nearly lost a thumb in work. May have been an insurance claim as opposed to comp though. So possibly me too.
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05-06-2019, 16:39   #9
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I know a few people. All building site related. And they were injured, it's not like they were making it up.

I know a few who got settlements from car crashes too. It was when I worked with the wheelchair assoc. So you know they weren't faking it.
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05-06-2019, 16:49   #10
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I know 2 people. One got hit by a car that mounted the footpath and caused serious injury and long hospitalization.

The other had an accident at work that resulted in a complete change to protocol and methods of working, including installation of a lift. Person suffered a number of broken vertebrae and significant ongoing pain.

Both genuine claims, both injured through no or minimal fault of there own both 100% honest.

No issues with either.

I know another that was involved in a car accident, a passenger in a car that was rear-ended and low speed. minor incident, found out years later that they have gotten a significant payout and had claimed ongoing pain that restricted their lives. Which was a barefaced lie. They had a pain in there shoulder for a day or too that they told everyone in the pub about but after 3 days they were fine. Met the guy regularly for years after, he played football, enjoyed holidays, bunjee jumps and parachute jumps.

Big issue with that one.
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I know one. Was involved in a head on collision and was left with a metal frame keeping his spine together. Years later he is still in pain.
Some claims are ****e, but others are genuine.
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05-06-2019, 16:49   #12
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6 Times.
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05-06-2019, 16:50   #13
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I have one friend who was knifed in school and got some compo but that’s all. I suppose that’s fair enough - a few quid for getting stabbed?
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05-06-2019, 16:55   #14
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They're going for the playing it down/sure we all do it route.

These guys are going to be cleaned in a GE.
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05-06-2019, 16:59   #15
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Well if you include people's who cars may have being damaged we all probably know somebody.
I know of people who got compo claims locally(I wouldn't call them friends tough because we're not close). Some were serious incidents and they deserved them and others weren't.
I have a relative who's always treating to sue people but I have no idea has she actually done it.Nobody can really cope with her. She's always reporting people to social welfare who she suspects are putting in fraudulent claims.
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