Claim against a highway authority in negligence and for breach of the Highways Act 1980, injuries caused by poorly maintained road
Produced in partnership with Thea Wilson of 12 Kings Bench Walk
Claim against a highway authority in negligence and for breach of the Highways Act 1980, injuries caused by poorly maintained road

The following PI & Clinical Negligence precedent produced in partnership with Thea Wilson of 12 Kings Bench Walk provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Claim against a highway authority in negligence and for breach of the Highways Act 1980, injuries caused by poorly maintained road

In the county court at [insert]

Claim No:

Between

  1. A B        Claimant

  1. and

  1. X Y        Defendants

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PARTICULARS OF CLAIM

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    1. 1

      The Defendants are and were at all relevant times the highway authority responsible for [insert street name, town, county], a highway within the meaning of the HiA 1980.

    1. 2

      At approximately [insert time] on the [insert date] the Claimant was lawfully walking along the pavement on the [right OR left] side of the highway. As she walked, her foot went into a pothole outside [insert house number/name of business/name of landmark nearest pothole], she tripped and fell to the ground suffering injury.

    1. 3

      The accident was caused or contributed to by the negligence and/or breach of statutory duty of the Defendants, their employees or agents acting in the course of their employment.

      Particulars of negligence and/or breach of statutory duty

      The Defendants, their employe

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