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    Cycling claim in Newcastle upon Tyne


    You may be thinking of making a cycling claim in Newcastle upon Tyne if you have been injured in a bicycle accident that was not your fault. Research shows that most cycle accidents are solo events that are not the fault of the rider, and are often the result of potto;es or bad road surfaces. The next most common cause of bicycle accidents is other road users who just do not see the bike until it is too late to avoid them.

    Whatever or whoever caused your injuries, making a cycling claim in Newcastle upon Tyne is a way to get the compensation you deserve.

    Who to make a cycling claim in Newcastle upon Tyne against

    If your accident was caused by another road user, its is fairly straightforward to find out who you make your cycling claim in Newcastle upon Tyne against. Even in the case of an uninsured driver, or a hit and run where you do not know who the driver was, there are ways of making your claim.

    If your accident was caused by a pothole, the claim would be against the authority who should have carried out the repairs. In this situation, it can be very useful to get a photo of the pothole or bad road surface, as they have a way of being put right soon after an accident.

    The main problem with all cycle accidents is not so much who to claim against, but the injuries suffered tend to be of a severe nature because of the lack of protection riders have. The amount of compensation you are awarded is largely based on how serious your injuries are, and how they affect your life. In the case of serious injuries though, making a cycling claim in Newcastle upon Tyne, or anywhere else in the UK, is even more important as you may need the cash to help you get some normality back into your life.

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    Starting your claim with Accident Advice Helpline

    If you are considering making a compensation claim and would like to discuss the matter without putting yourself under any obligation or pressure, chat to our friendly advisors. They will answer all your questions and its you do decide to go ahead, they will be here to guide you all the way through the claiming process.

    You can call them today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. There is also the option to text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you. With the expertise, knowledge and experience we have at Accident Advice Helpline, we are the best choice to assist with your claim.

    Date Published: 8th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

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