Photo: Jonathon Hogg
The passenger pretended to be bitten by a spider during a flight sued the airline and was caught in a lie. Reported by the Daily Mail.
According to the British lawyer Jonathan Hogg, the spider bit him in the leg during the flight Doha (Qatar) — Cape town (South Africa). After a few days he felt great pain and decided that it is called deep vein thrombosis. However, in the hospital, the Briton said that, most likely, he was bitten by an exotic spider, and if he went to the doctors a little later, he would face amputation or even death.
Hogg demanded financial compensation from the airline Qatar Airways. He said that after the bite of arthropod he had several operations and skin grafts, for which he had to spend a month in the hospital.
However, Qatar Airways entered a counter-claim: according to lawyers of the airline, Hogg falsified case for compensation because he did not have enough funds to buy a house. They said that the spider bit the man before the flights, namely, during travels in Indonesia. On their side was made by an anonymous witness who claims that Hogg made a doctor in South Africa to forge a report on the state of his health.
In the case of fraud Briton is confirmed, he faces a fine of 800 thousand pounds sterling (63 million) and the deprivation of lawyers ‘ offices.
In March, a passenger cruise liner Mariner of the Seas has filed a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean after fell from the ride and was left disabled. During a trip to the Bahamas the man decided to ride the Sky coaster Pad, located on the upper deck of the ship (entertainment is a round ball with holes, inside which the passengers bound rubber cables to the anchorages, jump on trampolines). As soon as he drifted up into the mount broke, and he fell to the floor with a six-meter height.
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