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Sunday, 19 August 2012

Man in a coma is "fit for work," loses disability benefits - Boing Boing

Man in a coma is "fit for work," loses disability benefits - Boing Boing: A post in a thread on rightsnet.co.uk claims that ATOS (a French private company that administers disability benefits assessments for the UK Department of Work and Pensions) has declared a man in a coma to be fit for work and cut off his benefits. This is part of a the stepped up campaign to stop "benefits cheats" by requiring complex paperwork from claimants.

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