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Claim culture

Little break form the lake story: I've recently been bombarded with spam from various solicitors promising to get me lots of money for various compensation claims.


"Did you know your injury is worth £ 3,456 in compensation form the company responsible" - What injury? (Can't remember a recent one). Which company?...


Or "Our records show you were mis-sold a loan protection policy worth £ 5,678 - we can recover this money form you." What records have you got about me? What loan (never took one)...


When they come as e-mails and SMS messages they just sound dodgy and prompt immediate deletion. But I was a bit shocked by the sheer size of this one in central London - it's apparently a very lucrative industry and seems fully legitimate (or if you shout loud and long enough, anything can become ethical and legal?)

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Taken on October 2, 2012