It would seem that there has been a sudden outbreak of common sense across the country today: Man tries to claim Â£300,000 after falling over. Judge rules against him, saying, "In my judgment it is one of those accidents that could happen to any one of us." http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/7292657.stm ___ Councillor tries to get free parking because she doesn't want to walk too far in high heels, and complains when she is told to pay up like everyone else. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/highlands_and_islands/7291583.stm ___ A 'pathological gambler' tries to sue a bookie after losing millions, wins part of the case but doesn't get the money. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/wear/7291597.stm ___ Are these isolated incidents? Are there any more cases of common sense triumphing over the H&S/PC/liberal brigade usually so vocal in the UK?