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Highways maintainable at public expense: what are they, and how do you identify them? PART 1

Article by Guest Editor Chris Richards Defective Manholes The question which often arises in cases involving defective metalwork is who should be sued. There are many different organisations that might be responsible for a particular piece of metalwork. This article will hopefully shed some light on the parties who can be responsible for accidents involving defective metalwork.  What kinds of metalwork are we talking about?  (1) Manhole covers – removable lids which are placed over a man-made hole. The manhole,…

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