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Mailman wins payout due to slippery boots

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 12/17/2012 @ 12:55 pm In Money,World | No Comments

(TELEGRAPH) — A postman was awarded thousands of pounds in compensation after he fractured his ankle in a fall because the boots he was given by the Royal Mail were like “walking on oil.”

Patrick Bitton, 65, toppled over on a metal manhole cover while completing his round on a private driveway in rainy weather.

He described the boots he was wearing as the “worst piece of safety equipment” he had ever seen.

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