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    John the resonator wrote:
    Ritchie_Hicks wrote:
    Indeed we do - I wonder if that £23,000 was awarded by a court or in an out-of-court settlement?
    Yes of course you could be right. If it was then I guess there was legal advice from the Local Authority solicitor that those sueing had a reasonable chance of success. In that event the payout could have been higher plus everyone's legal costs.

    Of course maybe the thing would have been unceremoniously chucked out of court had it gone ahead, bit of a risk though.

    Glad I wasn't that headteacher
    In a country where a man gets £20,000+ compensation for failing to stop for the police, nothing would surprise me..."
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