Claims for faulty pavement slabs on public roads

Whenever you have been walking to work or just simply taking in the scenery the chances are that you may have tripped or stumbled as a result of defected road surfaces. Most of the time this is an innocent situation and you get on with your day, but if you have been left with injuries as a result of an accident on a public pavement slab and you believe it occurred due to the negligence of the council or a road authority agency, then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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What instances might I look to make a claim?

If you have been left with injuries after coming into contact with a faulty paving slab on public roads then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Some examples of where you may wish to make a claim include:

·         Claims for a failure to put up adequate signposting

·         Claims against a road authority agency or council

·         Claims if you have damaged muscle/ligaments

·         Claims if you have been left concussed

·         Claims if you have been left requiring a walking aid.

Who may be at fault in this situation?

In order to make a successful claim as a result of an injury on a public pavement, then it is essential that you can prove that the authority responsible for maintaining public property has played a role in this; otherwise you may find your chances of success in court to be very slim. You must be able to prove that the pavement was in a dangerous condition or that warnings weren’t put in place, as it is their responsibility to do so. If you believe that negligence has occurred and you have been injured as a result, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

How can Manners Pimblett help with my claim?

When it comes to making a claim for compensation, it can be quite a difficult process that requires 100 per cent commitment; otherwise you will find that your chances of success will become quite small. It can be especially hard if you are still trying to recover from your injury, but if you seek out the help of professionals such as the team here at Manners Pimblett, then you could benefit greatly from it.

Our team of experts can help you claim every penny you are entitled to, so for more information on how we can help you, contact one of our team members on 0845 077 0772 and let us work with you on your next case.


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