Thursday, January 5, 2006


Man soils pants then sues

`A man tried to sue the council after he soiled his own trousers, it emerged today.

He blamed the embarrassing accident on the council’s decision to close a public lavatory at a bus station, and claimed he was owed the cost of a new pair of trousers.

The bizarre claim was among thousands of public liability claims which cost local government and insurance firms an estimated 250 million per year.’

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