15’000 Dungannon Residents Claim For Whiplash After Mini Drives Over Pot-hole

115962-medium

Dungannon

A local solicitor confirmed he remains confident his 15’000 clients will be successful after they all claimed for minor whiplash when a 3-door Mini Cooper drove over a pot-hole outside the town last November, causing a tyre to burst.

Despite the case appearing ridiculous from the outside, insurance guru Martin Toland is adamant that it’ll take a brave judge to deny an average pay-out of £2500 per person, totalling a £37.5m claim.

“I know people will be saying this is another example of people leeching money from fraudulent claims but there are no CCTVs in the area and no one can prove that all 15’000 people weren’t in the motor on the 30th November 2015. It’s simple maths. I don’t want to say much more than that.”

However, insurance company Delilah issued a stark warning to Toland and his many clients:

“15’000 people in a clapped out 3-door mini with the back seats ripped out? And by the way, 611 of the claims are from people dead long before the accident. One died in 1971. Over 200 claims are from babies, 19 priests, the entire teaching staff of a local secondary school as well as some relatives living in Australia. They’ll not be successful, mark my words.”

The latest claim follows on from a successful case which saw 120 people receive £900 each after claiming for food poisoning when a half-eaten sausage was found lying on the ground outside the Dungannon chip shop, Ye Oul Cod Ye.

All 120 claimants maintain they took a bite out of the sausage, thinking it was a tasting experiment run by the shop owners.

 

Advertisements

About Gombeen

Trying hard to make it up.

Posted on January 8, 2016, in Dungannon and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

University of York Careers

Developing your employability

Ryan Harper Writing

Short Stories, Poems and Songs and random observations

My Journey:

Me and my daughters journey with a GATA2 deficiency, myelodysplasia, a bone marrow transplant and beyond..............

Amber, Like the Traffic Light

Twenty-something, dog obsessed, book-binging gal

Minimal Belle

Creative, mindful & compassionate living

Blog about Mexico's Must Have Seen

Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Cancun, Riviera Maya, Cenotes, Sian Ka'an, Cozumel, Bacalar, Mahahual, Monterrey...

Blogger, interrupted...

“since our apparitions, the part of us which appears, are so momentary compared with the other, the unseen part of us, which spreads wide, the unseen might survive, be recovered somehow attached to this person or that, or even haunting certain places, after death. Perhaps - perhaps.”

Simplify Your English Blog

Put Your Thoughts into Words Better

Anroworld

The only thing better than curling up with a good book to read is sitting down at the computer with a good story to film!

SteveInVancouver

Just another WordPress.com site

That Football Analysis

A New Way of Discussing the Beautiful Game

Le Blog BlookUp

Imprimez et transformez vos contenus digitaux, blogs et réseaux sociaux, en magnifiques livres papier sur blookup.com

Brenners Mc Goo Blogger

Passionate about travel, adventures and exploration. Lover of the natural world... obsessed with natural cosmetics, growing your own and yoga!

%d bloggers like this: