Pothole trip caused significant head injury

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The male sustained a serious brain injury after stumbling in the three inch pothole which I think is quite a surprising injury from a tripping accident. He was unable to break his fall and sustained a head injury resulting in the need for daily care and supervision and developing epilepsy.

Whilst the Council denied liability they accepted that they had not maintained the road to a proper standard but subsequently have implemented a much more comprehensive maintenance scheme to prevent such accidents from occurring in the future. the full story can be found here.



Eleanor Phipp
Paralegal
Personal Injury team

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