If you have had an accident while riding your electric bike in the last three years and it was due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able to make an electric bike accident claim.
Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience as personal injury specialists and during that time has helped thousands of people claim compensation. We have a team of friendly professional advisors and expert lawyers waiting to deal with your claim as efficiently and speedily as possible.
Accidents on your electric bike
Electric bikes are also known as e-bikes or booster bikes and are bicycles with an electric motor. If a bike meets EAPC requirements in the UK, which include having pedals that can be used to propel it, an electric motor that should not be able to propel the bike when it is travelling at more than 15 miles per hour, then it can be ridden on cycle paths and anywhere else where pedal bikes are allowed. Any other electric bikes need to registered and taxed and you will need a driving licence and to wear a crash helmet.
If you want to make an electric bike accident claim because you have had an accident, for example on a road or cycle path, it can be worrying if you are not sure against whom you should make the claim. Our specialist expert lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline will be able to help you.
Electric bike accident claim
When you contact Accident Advice Helpline, one of our friendly, professional advisors will go through your case and establish whether you are eligible to make an electric bike accident claim. Once they have done this they will pass your details on to one of our expert lawyers, all of whom work on a no-win, no-fee basis, which means that there is no cost to you for starting the claim.
If you are unable to work because of your accident, you may be concerned about the length of time your claim will take. Maybe you are concerned about taking time to visit hospital and deal with the legal paperwork associated with the claim. Most Accident Advice Helpline claims are processed by telephone, although some claimants may need to attend a medical assessment. Most claimants will not need to attend court.
The length of time it can take to complete your electric bike accident claim depends on your individual case.
When you contact us there is no obligation to go any further than the initial phone call; you decide if you want to start your claim.
What should I do when I decide to make a claim?
You can call our free, 24-hour helpline or visit our homepage to take our unique 30-second test and check your eligibility to make an electric bike accident claim. Simply call us on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone to start the process.
Date Published: November 26, 2015
Author: Lee Tadd