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'Public patience with the failure to remedy our overly generous compensation system has run out, and Ms Bailey’s controversial claim has ensured the Government can no longer put reform on the back burner.' Photo: Gerry Mooney

'Public patience with the failure to remedy our overly generous compensation system has run out, and Ms Bailey’s controversial claim has ensured the Government can no longer put reform on the back burner.' Photo: Gerry Mooney

'Public patience with the failure to remedy our overly generous compensation system has run out, and Ms Bailey’s controversial claim has ensured the Government can no longer put reform on the back burner.' Photo: Gerry Mooney

Swing-claim TD Maria Bailey has done the insurance policy payers of this country a favour. Her now withdrawn action for damages against a hotel where she claims she fell off a swing has landed a massive blow to our out-of-control claims culture.

Public patience with the failure to remedy our overly generous compensation system has run out, and Ms Bailey's controversial claim has ensured the Government can no longer put reform on the back burner.


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