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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

    Experienced accident solicitor in Helland Bridge


    Experienced accident solicitor in Helland Bridge help bike couriers

    If you work as a bike courier then you will already be aware that it is a particularly dangerous job, especially if you are working in a busy city environment (as many successful bike couriers do).

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline our experienced accident solicitor in Helland Bridge has helped countless bike couriers make successful compensation claims against their employers or other road users for injuries they have sustained as a result of accidents which were not their fault.

    If you want to find out if an Accident Advice Helpline experienced accident solicitor in Helland Bridge can help you make a claim for personal injury compensation contact us directly today on our helpline.  Alternatively, you can take our 30 second test.

    Claims against employers

    Our experienced accident solicitor in Helland Bridge has helped many bike couriers make claims against their employers after they have been injured in accidents at work.

    For example, we have helped clients make claims after they have been injured in lifting or handling accidents.  It is important that bike couriers do not carry particularly heavy loads.  A particularly heavy or large object can cause difficulties in terms of movement on the bike, and may even make a load unstable. This can cause accidents and result in injury.

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    It is the responsibility of a bike courier’s employer to ensure that all loads are monitored and that all staff members who are collecting and transporting parcels and packages are suitably trained in proper manual handling and lifting techniques.

    If this is not done and a bike courier is injured as a result then a solicitor in Helland Bridge may be able to make a claim against the employer, citing them as being responsible for the injuries that have occurred.

    It is also possible to make a claim against employers if a bike courier is presented with faulty equipment.  This could be in the form of the bike or motorcycle itself if it has been supplied directly by the employer.  It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that all equipment being used by the courier is well maintained and regularly checked for faults and defects.  These faults should be appropriately recorded and dealt with to minimise the potential for injury.

    Other road users

    If you are travelling on the road then there is always the chance that you will come into contact with other road users in the form of a collision.  If you are cycling at the time then you will undoubtedly be at greater risk of injury to your vulnerable position on the road.

    An experienced accident solicitor in Helland Bridge can help you make a claim against other road users who have perhaps not paid due care and attention, or have been driving recklessly.

    We can also help you make a claim if you have been injured as a result of poor road maintenance, for example, swerving as a result of pot holes and other road or pavement issues.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline today to find out more.

    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: 31st March 2014

    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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