“Once you have worked out who is responsible for the road you can lodge a formal complaint with them.
“You’ll need as much information as possible including any photos and the mechanics report to put your case forward.
“If you are offered compensation, consider whether it covers all your costs, if not, you can go back to argue for fair compensation if the council or agency has failed in its duty to keep the road in a good state of repair.”
How to claim for pothole damage
Confused.com says compensation is likely to only be secured if the local authority has failed in its duty to maintain the road surface.
This means any damage caused by debris from another car is not likely to be covered in any claims.