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Archive: Sep 2014

The History of Compensation Claims

Compensation is by no means a new thing and delving into the past of personal injury claims throws up some pretty spectacular and downright silly attempts to pursue compensation. What makes some of them even more bizarre is that a portion of them were actually accepted and compensation awarded! Origins of a Compensation Culture Many people are quick to blame our friends in the USA for the growing compensation culture over here in the UK, but evidence of claims dating back as far as the 19th century should be enough to dispel that myth. Insurance companies have been around in one form or another for hundreds of years and are quite […]