Overhead power lines compensation

Preamble

I received an unsolicited letter from Carricks & Co., saying that I could be eligible to compensation for some overhead power lines that I have running over my property. The prospect of free money intrigued me, although it did seem to me to be in the same category as those notorious “ambulance chasers” that you hear so much about.  In my mind, these vultures, ultimately, end up taking money away from public services in order to fund litigation, and/or end up pushing up the costs for everyone else, in the form of higher bills, premiums etc. However, as my father used to say, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained…”, so I thought that, rather than just dismissing it, out of hand, and putting the letter straight into the recycling bin, I would look into it further. Continue reading Overhead power lines compensation