FOI Request - Damage Caused by Potholes

Request 101001324035

1.  How many claims for compensation were submitted for vehicle damage caused by potholes in local authority roads in (a) 2012-13 (b) 2013-14, (c) 2014-15 and (d) 2015-16. For each year, what was the total value of the claims received, how many claims were adjudged successful and how much was paid out.

2.  How many claims for compensation were submitted for personal injury caused by potholes in local authority roads and pavements in (a) 2012-13 (b) 2013-14, (c) 2014-15 and (d) 2015-16, broken down by whether they were (i) pedestrians or (ii) in charge of a vehicle. For each year, what was the total value of the claims received, how many claims were adjudged successful and how much was paid out, again broken down by whether they were (i) pedestrians or (ii) in charge of a vehicle.

3.  Please name the three roads in your local authority area which in 2015/16 were the origin of the highest number of compensation claims related to potholes and the number of claims they attracted (including vehicle damage and personal injury claims from those in charge of a vehicle and pedestrians).

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