Can You Hold Your Local Council Responsible for Your Injuries Caused by Loose Paving Stones?

Walking is a daily routine for everyone, but it could be hazardous if the roads or pavements are not properly maintained. Potholes, uneven surfaces and loose stones can cause serious injuries to pedestrians. So, who's responsible for your safety on public roads and pavements? More specifically, can you hold your local council responsible if you trip on a loose paving stone and suffer an injury?  The Responsibility of the Council