How To Get Money If You Damage Your Car in Buffalo From Potholes
The potholes around Western New York are obnoxious.
Last year, SEARS parking lot at the Eastern Hills mall was a hot mess. I joked that it was like riding the Predator at Darien Lake...but, of course shortly after I joked about it, I crushed a few potholes and popped a couple of tires. The Eastern Hills Mall blamed SEARS and SEARS blamed the Mall--it was a hot mess (then again, it's a mess over there anyway for other reasons).
I forked up a couple of hundred bucks which wasn't fun, but had it been an Erie County road, they may have forked up the money.
If you have a ton of potholes in your town, (sorry Lockport), Erie County has a way to apply for help.
If your vehicle has been damaged by a pothole on an Erie County maintained road, you can file a property damage claim with the county's law department.