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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Pothole compensation

    Here to offer you expert legal advice for your claims

    Local authorities are usually responsible for our roads, for making sure they stay in a good state of repair, and do not cause any accidents, where victims would then have the opportunity to claim pothole compensation.

    We all know this is not the case though and that some roads are in a pretty bad state.

    There are potholes and bad road surfaces all over the country, and the consequences of them can be dire.

    Two wheeled contraptions and pothole compensation

    This is particularly the case for two wheeled vehicles, bicycles and motorbikes.

    Riders of either can be thrown from the bike and sustain very serious injuries. It could be that they are thrown into the path of other traffic that is unable to stop in time, or if it happened on a bridge they could be thrown over the edge to whatever awaits them below.

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    Just these two scenarios could cause the death of a rider, and there are many more situations where death or serious injury could occur, because of potholes and bad road surfaces, and this is exactly when innocent victims should claim pothole compensation.

    The purpose of pothole compensation

    Compensation is meant as recognition of the pain and suffering you have been caused through no fault of your own, and it is paid for all types of injuries from any type of accident, providing someone else was to blame.

    As long as the injuries you sustained were severe enough to need medical attention, you may be able to make a personal injury claim.

    The only other point to remember is that there are time limits on making a claim, and in the case of accidents it is 3 years from the date the accident happened.

    If you do not start your claim within this time frame, it will become time barred and your compensation will be lost.

    Winning a claim

    To give yourself the best chance of winning your claim, you need a good law firm on your side, one with the experience and expertise that will ensure that every area is looked at, to ensure that your claim reaches its full potential.

    This is where you may need the services of the specialised law firm: Accident Advice Helpline.

    We have over 14 years experience of making personal injury claims, as well as the expertise and knowledge to make sure your claim is maximised.

    Our solicitors manage to settle most claims before they reach court, so very few of our claimants have to face the daunting prospect of a court case.

    This is all part of our service to keep the claim as stress free as possible for you, and why we have such a good reputation for customer care. Even contacting us is simple. There are two online options, or our freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500.

    Whichever you prefer to use, with our no win no fee agreement, you have nothing to lose by contacting Accident Advice Helpline when you need to make a claim for pothole compensation.

    Date Published: 19th June 2014

    Author: matthew

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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