It’s is absolutely no surprise some of us are absolute cry baby troughers that run to ACC for the most trivial injuries
ACC’s “most unusual injuries” list has been revealed – and they cost the corporation $12.8 million in claims last year.
They include more than 5000 Kiwis who hurt themselves so badly going to or from the toilet that they needed medical treatment worth $6.2m.
Seriously? ¬†Ok, here are some hints: ¬†did you slip on pee on the floor? ¬†Claim denied. ¬†Were you drunk? ¬†Claim denied. ¬†Did you have a prolapse because you sat on the toilet playing with your phone too long? ¬†Claim denied.
For 120 people their participation in the haka ended painfully last year. Another nine blamed a radio-controlled helicopter for their injuries, and for 200, the involvement of a grandmother spelled disaster. Exactly how was not revealed.
Well, well well. ¬†It seems we already have ACC claims for drone injuries. ¬† And if the Haka claims 120 victims, then we must clearly call for licensing! ¬†Not licensed? ¬†Claim denied.
Forty people were hurt taking part in a “super-hero” activity.
Now, these people may be super heroes, but you need to know your specific skill. ¬†So, if you can freeze someone with a stare, do not leap from buildings. ¬†Claim denied. ¬† Read more »