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A question of compensation
Charles Francis

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Q. In 1968, you acted for a little girl whose ear was partly burnt when she was a baby; she was injured in a kitchen fire in the house where she and her parents were boarders. At that time you succeeded in obtaining a quite substantial sum for her as means for compensation. It never got paid though, or only partially paid?

A. Only partially paid. I remember that case well. She was a very attractive little girl and fortunately she was able to wear her hair over her ear so it was not obvious. Probably today they could’ve done far more for the ears with plastic surgery more +
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