Compensation, Profiles

Teacher paid £17,000 compensation after slipping on a piece of HAM

A teacher who slipped while avoiding a slice of HAM and another who tumbled on a pen lid are among dozens of bizarre compensation payouts made by schools, it emerged yesterday (Weds). The teacher scooped £17,000 after side-stepping the meat slice on the dinner hall floor and slipping on “something gooey”. One council had to shell out £83,000 after an eight-year legal battle over a teacher who tripped on a football net. Th