The 10 strangest personal injury claims

If you’ve ever seen You’ve Been Framed, then you’ll know that injuries can happen in the most unpredictable ways. No matter how strange your injury is, you shouldn’t feel embarrassed to come forward with an injury claim. There are plenty of weird and wonderful injury claims out there- here’s just a few of them. 1. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the US that is to blame for ‘compensation culture’ in the UK. In actual fact, we’ve had personal injury claims going back to the Victorian times. In 1886, an artist from Swansea was blown down by a gust of...

Refugee, Asylum Seeker, Migrant – What’s the difference?

Since the summer of 2015, the so-called ‘Refugee Crisis’ has had lots of column space. The plight of hundreds of thousands of people fleeing overseas has been well documented. Peoples from Syria, Kosovo, Eritrea, Albania, Senegal, Afghanistan, Somalia and other countries are running from violence and danger in their home countries and attempting to find a safe haven abroad. Such large movements of people in such a small space of time has attracted lots of public attention and had enormous effects on destination countries in the E.U. Borders have been closed, politicians have panicked and the media have gone into...