Bicycle Related Injuries and Compensation Claims
There are an increasing number of people choosing to cycle, particularly to work and back as it saves on the ever increasing costs of running a car.
Cycling is a common past time for all age groups, both young and old and it can have huge benefits for the health. Unfortunately, injuries related to cycling are also very common and can have a number of negative effects on the health.
If you have been involved in bicycle related accident which has resulted in injury and it was caused by someone else, you are entitled to make a compensation claim in Rowlands Gill. It is important to receive justice for your injury and this is the way to do it.
Types of Injuries
There are a number of injuries which can be sustained due to a bicycle related accident. They can range from strains, bruising and fractures and these are particularly damaging if they happen to the vital organs.
A bicycle accident may not seem as dramatic as a car collision, but they can actually result in disabilities in some cases, which is why it is important to seek justice if this has happened to you. One of the most common injuries sustained during a bicycle accident are head injuries, which are highly dangerous.
If you are involved in a bicycle accident, you should always seek medical assistance, no matter how minor you find the injury to be as you don’t know what internal damage could have been caused as a result.
Cause of Accidents
There are a number of causes which can result in a bicycle related accident. If it is your own fault, such as not wearing your helmet, then you may need to accept liability for this, depending on the circumstance.
If another cyclist or driver has collided with you and it was due to their carelessness, it is an ample reason to make a compensation claim in Rowlands Gill.
If you have been involved in a bicycle accident due to someone else’s negligence, you should seek medical assistance straight away. It is important to do this, not just for your own safety, but also so that you can provide ample evidence to back up your compensation claim in Rowlands Gill.
If there were any witnesses to the incident, you should also call on them for support. Accident Advice Helpline have in-house solicitors who are highly experienced and qualified to deal with bicycle related accidents. They will make contact with the responsible party and do their best to get you the compensation you deserve.
As well as medical evidence, you should also keep hold of any receipts whereby you have been left out of pocket due to your injury. The ‘no win no fee’ obligation means that even if your compensation claim in Rowlands Gill is unsuccessful, you won’t have to pay out a penny.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 5th August 2013
Author: David Brown