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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Injury lawyer in Nethy Bridge

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Nethy Bridge

    What if I need an Injury lawyer in Nethy Bridge?

    Nethy Bridge is a small village in Strathspey in the Highland council area of Scotland. Often affectionately referred to simply as “Nethy” the village has, since Victorian times, been a tourist destination noted for its quiet and secluded location at the edge of the Abernethy Forest.

    Cycling is popular in this picturesque area. Cycling can be great exercise, good fun and economical, but unfortunately the cyclist is also very vulnerable on the roads, and if involved in a collision with a motor vehicle could well sustain a cycle accident injury.

    Trying not to use an injury lawyer in Nethy Bridge

    No one can ever promise you that you will not be involved in accident, but there are steps you can take to minimise the risk and hopefully avoid sustaining a cycle accident injury.

    • If you are riding in anything other than daylight, it is a good idea to wear something reflective.  The headlights of motor vehicles pick up high visibility jackets or reflective strips on your clothing, so you will hopefully be seen before it’s too late.
    • Don’t listen to music or try to text or talk on your mobile while cycling.  These will take your attention away from the road and may stop you hearing approaching traffic, putting yourself in unnecessary danger.
    • Probably the most important thing to do is wear a good quality safety helmet.  Not the prettiest of fashion accessories but it can be a life saver, ensuring your head is well protected and reducing the risk of brain damage or death from head injuries.
    • Other protection can be worn as well, such as kneepads or elbow pads.  These can help avoid nasty injuries to your joints should you fall from your cycle.  They are particularly good for children to wear, so avoiding injury to their bones that are more likely to break than those of an adult.

    Other potential causes leading to needing an injury lawyer in Nethy Bridge

    The vast majority of cycle accidents are solo events, and involves no other person or vehicle.  Cyclists can be thrown off their cycles by a variety of causes, potholes in badly maintained roads, grit or dirt lying on the road, or a badly maintained cycle.  Always ensure that your cycle is properly maintained to avoid the possibility of that being the cause of your fall.

    Who is at fault?

    In every accident someone has been negligent.  It may be the driver of another vehicle, it may be the local authority responsible for maintaining the road, or it may be the cyclist.

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    If the accident you are involved in is anyone’s fault but your own, then you may be able to claim compensation for you cycle accident injury.

    You can contact Accident Advice Helpline on our free phone number, 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of the friendly advisers, or you can complete the 30second test on our website for guidance.

    Accident Advice Helpline operate on a No Win, No Fee* basis, so you have nothing to lose by contacting them and getting the best advice available, ensuring you get the most out of your compensation claim.

    Date Published: 20th October 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.