Expert injury lawyer in Prudhoe
Prudhoe is a medium sized town just south of the River Tyne, in the southern part of the county of Northumberland. Prudhoe has a population of over 11,500. Today it has largely become a commuter town for nearby Newcastle.
If you are riding your cycle in the lovely countryside around Prudhoe, you may well be involved in an accident in which you are injured, and need to make a compensation claim, you may want to use an expert injury lawyer in Prudhoe.
Why an expert injury lawyer in Prudhoe thinks you should make a claim
One of the most popular pastimes in the UK is cycling. It has become a huge pastime, taken up by people of all ages, for pleasure and as a form of transport.
Cyclists are very vulnerable when on the roads, they do not have much protection if involved in an accident and it’s not unusual for the cyclist’s injuries to be serious, or even fatal. Hence the need for compensation claims, using an expert injury lawyer in Prudhoe.
The causes of cycling accidents
Most cycle accidents are solo events rather than collisions with other vehicles. Potholes, bad road surfaces, animals, oil or mud on the road and any number of other things can cause these.
What to do at an accident scene
If the accident does involve another vehicle, and you are not too badly injured to deal with things yourself, you should:
- Call the police
- Ensure the police complete an accident report which includes your point of view
- Take the details of the driver of any other vehicle involved
- Take the details of any witnesses to the accident
Making a cycle injury claim
After you are over the initial shock of the accident you should consider making a compensation claim, and using an expert injury lawyer in Prudhoe, if the accident was not your fault.
The make up of your claim
As part of your compensation claim there are several things you can claim for. Some of them being:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and Stress
- Replacement of goods
- Loss of earnings
- Cost of extra medical expenses
- Travel costs
- Home adaption costs
- Care costs if you can no longer look after yourself
We are here to help
You could try making the claim yourself, but for the layman it is stressful and time consuming. It is far better to call Accident Advice Helpline and let us take the stress away for you.
We have handled many thousands of personal injury compensation claims of all types, and have the expertise that is needed to deal with your claim for you. Esther Rantzen agrees with us, she recommends our services and has been our patron for the last 10 years.
We have a freephone number helpline, 0800 689 0500, which is open all day, every day, and answering the phones are friendly, professional advisors whose advice is free, and they will guide you through the necessary processes.
Date Published: 21st October 2013
Author: David Brown