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Well blow me down! Or don’t. It could cost you $2000!

Insurance company Aviva did some research on past ridiculous legal claims that, bizarrely, succeeded despite gross incompetence (and dare I say, contributory negligence) on the part of the plaintiff.

One of these included a payout of £1,796 to an artist who was blown over by a gale of wind. Who could he possibly have sued? God? The government for making a pavement without taking into account people who might be blown over by the wind?

(See the Guardian article linked above for the full list)

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