Cycling accident compensation claims
As a cyclist you expose yourself to the mercy of other road users actions every day, if you have been injured in a cycling accident that wasn’t your fault you could be eligible to claim compensation and support. Our solicitors have over 20 years’ experience in dealing with claims for cyclists and fight to win every penny of the compensation you deserve, speak to them today by calling 0203 9252 301 or complete an online enquiry form.
Cycling is a fast growing method of transport, with rising fuel costs and increasing environmental concerns a key factor for hundreds of people each year. This does however mean the number of accidents involving cyclists is growing inherently.
Cyclists have enough to deal with trying to avoid potholes with the nations deteriorating roads which can often be a cause of accidents. Due to having less protection than all other road users cyclists can be very vulnerable on the roads and if involved in accidents suffer more serious injuries than their car driving counter parts.
If the injuries are consistent with significant injuries often caused we can help you get the very best private healthcare to ensure a speedy and full recovery. They’ve over 20 years’ experience in helping cyclists get the compensation they deserve.
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Types of claims
If you have been hit by a driver and have been injured it’s likely you have a claim.
If you have had an accident as a result of poorly maintained road you may be able to make a claim against the person or organisation who is responsible for maintaining the road.
Hit and run accidents where the driver has not stopped after the accident, these are normally the most serious type of claim.
You may also be eligible to claim for the purchase of a suitable replacement bike and helmet to replace those damaged beyond repair in the accident.
Road traffic accident claims
What to do if you are in a cycling accident
The first thing you should do is make sure you are in a safe place and check yourself over to see if you’ve suffered any serious injuries. If you’re unsure as to the extent of your injuries you should get checked over by a paramedic.
If you are in good enough health after the accident it is important to make sure you gain as many details as you can of the people involved in the accident. If possible, take the drivers name, vehicle registration number, model of the vehicle, address, phone number, insurance company and a policy number.
If there are any witnesses to the accident try to get their name, address and phone number. If you’re not in a fit condition and are taken straight to hospital the police will do this for you. A solicitor will be able to retrieve the records from the police and get in touch with the defendant and any witnesses.
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How can we help?
Our expert solicitors have been helping win compensation for cyclists involved in accidents for over 20 years, they know the ins and outs of making a claim and make the claim process quick and stress free for you.
At Cleversons we ensure that our solicitors will keep you informed at all times during your claim and understand that this can be a stressful time so choose a solicitor who you can trust to get the job done.
If you’ve been involved in a cycling accident that wasn’t your fault get in touch with us today, it only takes one conversation, we will provide you with free no obligation legal advice. Speak to us today on 0203 9252 301.