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95% of pothole compensation claims rejected, says Cheshire East Council

95% of pothole compensation claims rejected, says Cheshire East Council

Cheshire East Council road chiefs say there has been a “sharp decline” in compensation claims for pothole damage – and that 95% of claims are rejected.

They also believe the decline is due to the authority’s “co-ordinated and robust evidence-based approach to prevention, as well as repairs”.

Nantwich driver blasts Cheshire East Council after 4ft pothole claim is refused

Nantwich driver blasts Cheshire East Council after 4ft pothole claim is refused

A Nantwich driver whose car was badly damaged by this massive 4ft-long pothole, said he was refused compensation because Cheshire East Council told him the road was fine!

Kevin Tew’s car suffered nearly £150 damage when it plunged into this 5in deep, 18in wide “bunker” on a bend on Main Road in Weston.

March 7, 2018 9 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

£25 million paid out in medical claims by Mid Cheshire Hospitals Trust in 5 years

Hospital chiefs in South Cheshire have paid out more than £25 million in medical compensation claims in the past five years, latest figures show.

The eye-watering statistics were unveiled today as the rising number of historical compensation claims is putting a dent in hospital trust budgets across the UK.

January 17, 2018 0 comments Health, Human Interest, News
Cheshire East Council chiefs claim victory in war on potholes

Cheshire East Council chiefs claim victory in war on potholes

Council chiefs claim they are winning the battle against potholes – despite criticism over the amount of compensation paid to drivers.

Cheshire East Council says reports or complaints about potholes have fallen to 2,849 in 2014/15 – down from 17,241 in 2012/13.

February 12, 2015 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
Nantwichnews reveals Cheshire East Council payouts to pothole victims

Nantwichnews reveals Cheshire East Council payouts to pothole victims

Exclusive Compensation paid out by Cheshire East Council for pothole-damaged vehicles has almost trebled in 12 months, Nantwichnews can reveal. They paid out a staggering £32,000 to drivers in 2012 as claims lodged more than doubled compared to 2011.