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The pothole problem in England

Published on: 09 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The pothole problem in England
  • What is the background to England’s ‘pothole problem’ and how have problems been exacerbated?
  • What problems stem from potholes? In particular, what are some of the personal injury/insurance issues?
  • What will be the impact of the five-year fund to tackle potholes?
  • What recent action has been taken to mitigate the problem? What has been the impact of this action been and has it gone far enough?
  • How are local authorities addressing the issue and what more can be done? Do local authorities have to repair potholes immediately?
  • What next steps are needed to tackle potholes? Are there any developments to keep an eye out for?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: Pauline Smith, senior associate executive and Abigail Roberts, paralegal, both at Stephensons Solicitors LLP, discuss England’s ‘pothole problem’, highlighting where the problems stem from, personal injury issues and what the impact of a five-year fund to undertake pothole repairs will be. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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