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Claims data

Devon County Council has a robust system of inspection in place that allows the vast majority of insurance claims we receive to be successfully defended.

Figures on the percentage of claims successfully defended are below:

Financial year Vehicle / other damage Personal injury
2016/17 90% 96%
2017/18 73% 89%
2018/19 83% 98%

The amount of compensation paid out to motorists for vehicle damage claims is listed below:

Financial year Compensation amount
2013/14 £148,932.90
2014/15 £26,311.42
2015/16 £23,545.54
2016/17 £13,493.19
2017/18 £34,692.00
2018/19 £75,414.00

Further information about compensation to motorists can be found here.


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