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A mother loses $820,000 in injury claims after she was photographed throwing a Christmas tree

A mother loses $820,000 in injury claims after she was photographed throwing a Christmas tree

Her case fell in a Christmas tree throwing contest.

An Irish court has rejected a mother's $820,000 insurance claim after a photo emerged of her winning a competition to see who could throw a tree the furthest.

Camilla Grabska, 36, claimed a car crash in 2017 left her in “debilitating pain”, leaving her unable to lift heavy bags and keeping her in bed on bad days, Ireland’s High Court has revealed and the Supreme Court has reported. Irish Independent Newspaper.

The newspaper reported that constant pain in her back, neck and spine left her unable to lift groceries, do household chores or play with her two children, the newspaper reported, citing statements made to the court sitting in Limerick.

She sued RSA Insurance on the grounds that she had been unable to operate for more than five years, claiming compensation for the loss of past and future earnings, which amounted to about $542,000 of her total claim, according to the Irish Independent.

Her case became unresolved when A.J The photo has been posted In the same newspaper about a year after her accident, Grabska showed her victory in a Christmas tree tossing contest.

The photo she took in January 2018 shows her wearing a yellow jacket, throwing the tree forcefully in the town of Ennis in western Ireland, where the tournament is being held, based on an old lumberjack competition. The winner is the one who throws it the longest distance.

The second photo published that day shows her smiling while holding a certified certificate declaring her heroine.

When questioned in court, Grabska said she was still in pain when she threw down the Christmas tree, and was smiling in the photos because she was trying to “live a normal life,” the Irish Independent reported.

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But Judge Carmel Stewart, who presided over the case, said she had no choice but to dismiss the prosecution because of the “deeply distressing image” of Grabska throwing down a Christmas tree which was “inconsistent” with the medical evidence presented. “I'm afraid I can only conclude that these allegations are completely exaggerated,” she said.

It also took into account footage from last November, shown at the stadium, showing Grabska playing wrestling with a large Dalmatian for up to an hour and a half, according to the newspaper.

that entrance The Irish Courts Service says Grabska's case was dismissed last week. It did not include any other details about the case.

NBC News has reached out to both RSA Insurance and Grabska's legal representatives for a statement.