a raw deal
Meaning: If you think that you got a raw deal, you think you weren't treated fairly or as well as other people.
- Doctors in small hospitals in country towns get a raw deal. They earn less, and usually work longer hours, than doctors in big-city hospitals.
- If it wasn't for the transport workers union, drivers would still be getting low wages and a raw deal all round.
Stan thinks he got a raw deal from his insurance company, so he's writing a letter