Skip to comments.Police officer gets £10,000 payout for falling off a chair
Posted on 04/12/2013 11:23:57 AM PDT by Olog-hai
A British Transport Police officer has been paid an estimated £10,000 ($15,371) compensation after falling off a chair while on London Underground premises.
The award was part of nearly £5 million paid out by Transport for London over the past three years in compensation to people injured on the Tube, buses, railways, roads and pavements.
The payouts were condemned as a result of living in a compensation culture gone mad.
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You can bet there are many disability pensions here in the US, where folks are collecting based on falls off office chairs.
I bit my tongue. That’s should be worth a grand doncha think?
LMAO. I’d say that one grand isn’t enough. How does two grand sound?
I had a lot of blood in my mouth the last time I bit my tongue. :(
If I had a time machine 99% of the time I’d go back 2 minutes for a do over for some bone headed thing I did.
I fell off a 40 foot ladder once and didn’t get anything.
Not to worry, I was only on the first rung.