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Potholes

Reviewed 2/23/2022
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Introduction

Potholes in New Hampshire are a fact of life. They are a type of road defect that can cause property damage, accidents, and personal injuries. Generally, municipalities are responsible for maintaining public roads but, as the information below shows, it can be difficult to recover damages from a municipality. 

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