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34 minutes ago, BritManToo said:

Seems to be a big bill for what appears to be minor injuries. 

I'd like to see what cost them 300k+

Here you are, "the young bride suffered a head injury and deep cut to her leg, which could have become inflected, in the accident.  Her wound, which went right down to the bone needed invasive surgery to remove dead tissue. Thusband also needed the same procedure on his knee".

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Here's a novel idea - every time a tourist is injured in an accident treat them for free, and have a claim back program with the country they are from.

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35 minutes ago, BritManToo said:

Seems to be a big bill for what appears to be minor injuries. 

I'd like to see what cost them 300k+

 

My misses just arraigned for an old Dutch guy to be fixed up after falling off his m/c.

30k for the hospital (broken hip) paid by insurance, 25k for a month in a care home while he's plastered paid by him.

 

Emergency speed boats cost some money. 

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Just now, BritManToo said:

Alternative idea,

Stop ripping tourists off by putting them in expensive private hospitals.

Perhaps as they had insurance, they were transported there as a matter of convenience and see quicker

 

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2 hours ago, Mavideol said:

when go fund me started it was for needy people, with real problems, people go on vacation and expect others to pay for their mistakes, wonder what are the standards to open a go fund me account.

According to the GoFundMe website:

 

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We see people use GoFundMe to raise money for themselves, friends and family, or even complete strangers in random acts of kindness. People raise money for just about everything ...

As far as I can tell, GoFundMe can be used for whatever you want - it's up to the person creating their page to try and persuade people that their cause is worth donating to.

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2 hours ago, BritManToo said:

Seems to be a big bill for what appears to be minor injuries. 

I'd like to see what cost them 300k+

 

My misses just arraigned for an old Dutch guy to be fixed up after falling off his m/c.

30k for the hospital (broken hip) paid by insurance, 25k for a month in a care home while he's plastered paid by him.

 

For a total hip replacement done here 2 years ago, I paid 130k. Private room for a week was about 10k.

 

A bed bath by 2 nurses was included. I really did not enjoy it, despite my lifelong fantasy!

 

Think they were ripped off, if they had to pay 300k.

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40 minutes ago, Andrew Dwyer said:


Thusband ?

Must be from Yorkshire !!

It's a quote from the link, as you can see; not my words.

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2 hours ago, Just Weird said:

Yes, but they probably had the need to use them within the first 100 meters of hiring the bike so unless it was a sudden failure at the scene they would have known and who in their right mind rents a bike without checking that the brakes work?

 in a country that is the world leader in motorcycle deaths, that would be the first thing I'd check..

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