Cycling to work is a great economically friendly way to save money. No fumes, no tax and no MOT. Using a bicycle is a great way to keep fit and be friendly to the environment but the downside is when an accident happens it could be fatal.
Accident on the road with cars or other vehicles have the framework to take some of the impact. However an accident on a bicycle is a very different story.
Your rights as a cyclist
Regardless of what vehicle you are in charge of, if you are involved in an accident that was not your fault you could be entitled to make a claim for some compensation. How much compensation you can claim does vary between cases but your accident solicitor in Elstree can advise you on a rough amount.
At the time of the accident you can help out your case by getting photographs of the scene. Do not worry if you don’t have a camera with you as you can also use your mobile phone. Mist models have built in camera which is perfect for this situation. By getting photographs of the accident, any damages dealt and possibly the other party it will later prove beneficial to your case.
Accidents and an accident solicitor in Elstree
Being in an accident that is not your fault could mean you are entitled to some compensation. Your accident solicitor in Elstree can advise you on what best actions can be taken throughout the proceedings of your case in order to stand a good chance at winning the case.
By using any evidence that you bring forward they can do most of the work on your behalf. The accident solicitor in Elstree will also try to settle the claim before the need of involving a court hearing. If a hearing is needed to settle the claim the solicitor will accompany you to the court and present your case.
If you have been in an accident with your bicycle you could be entitled to some compensation. If you have questions or are unsure of where to get started on making your claim you can give us a call. Accident Advice Helpline have a team of friendly advisers waiting for your call so get in touch with us today on 0800 689 0500 now. Call today and get started on your claim straight away.
Date Published: 29th July 2013
Author: David Brown