Accident victim in Allerdale? Read this!
For many of us, cycling has become a way of life and a healthy way to get around. It’s good exercise, and there have been more and more people joining in with every passing day. The only problem is that cyclists have many hazards all around them, with very little protection, cars being the most prominent danger of them all. If you were involved in an accident while cycling, and it wasn’t your fault, try making a claim as an accident victim in Allerdale, and our team of solicitors will see what they can do for you.
Accidents and Injuries
It’s common knowledge how dangerous cars can be, and that’s mainly to people in other vehicles. Though safety is improving for crashes involving more than one vehicle, there is still a great danger to cyclists. Though it is a issue that car companies have been addressing, trying to reduce the impact with unprotected road users such as cyclists, there is little they can truly do to help.
Though it is always recommended that cyclists wear high visibility clothing, whatever the weather, though especially on days of poor visibility, as well as wearing safety helmets, the drivers have a responsibility for your safety too. If this has not been the case, and someone has caused you to have an accident on your bike, then you have the right to try and make a claim as an accident victim in Allerdale.
Injuries in car accidents can be devastating, and often fatal if they’re bad enough. They can happen any time if only one person fails to pay attention or drive safely. Even with the protection of a car around them, people can be seriously injured.
When the same things happen to cyclists, everything can be much worse. Injuries can be as minor as simple bruises and lacerations, that anyone could just about walk away from, but when a person goes up against a car unprotected, especially if the bike has fallen upon you and is restricting your movements, more serious injuries can occur.
These can range from broken bones, to trauma caused amputations, crushed limb, or brain and spinal injuries. Whatever the case, if you make an Allerdale ‘no-win, no-fee‘ compensation claim, our solicitors will see what they can do to help you through this difficult time.
How a compensation claim can help?
At times like this, when you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, the last thing you need to do is worry about money. When more important issues such as healing and thinking about the future need focus, an Allerdale claim can help take some of the financial burden from your shoulders.
Just contact our Accident Advice Helpline directly and take our 30-second test to find out if your claim is eligible. You can call us using our landline number 0800 689 0500, or from a mobile you can call us on 0333 500 0993 if you prefer.
Date Published: 27th November 2014
Author: David Brown