Expert injury lawyers in Longham
Longham is a village situated in the Breckland District of Norfolk and covers an area of 540 Hectares, with a population of 219 in 100 households as of the 2001 census. Many people cycle in the Norfolk area and if one of them is the blameless victim of an accident in which they are injured, they may want to speak with expert injury lawyers in Longham.
Cycling accidents can result in dire injuries and need expert injury lawyers in Longham
Cycling accidents happen all too often and the injuries sustained can take many forms, cuts and bruises, broken limbs, back damage, head injuries or even death.
How a cycle injury occurs
A cycle injury can happen in many different ways and every accident is unique. It could be that you have a collision with a car, another cyclist, pedestrian, loose gravel on the road or a badly maintained road with potholes. In winter it could also be caused by ice on the roads. If your injury happened in an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to use expert injury lawyers in Longham.
How to avoid an accident
There are precautions you can take to lower the risk of serious injury in an accident happening to you.
- Wear a well fitting, good quality helmet.
- Wear bright or high-vis clothing.
- Knee pads and elbow pads can help.
- Good sturdy footwear will protect you feet.
- Know the highway code.
- Do not ride next to other cyclists.
- Do not ride to close to parked cars.
Hopefully, these precautions will help reduce the risk of an accident and the need to use expert injury lawyers in Longham.
What needs to be done if I have an accident?
If anyone is injured in a road traffic accident or the accident is posing a threat to other road users, the police should be informed immediately. They will ensure the situation is safe, take details of the accident from the victims and witnesses and compile an accident report. This report might prove useful at a later date to help your expert injury lawyers in Longham.
What I need to do next?
The compensation claims system is very complicated and time consuming. You need professional help to be certain of getting the amount of compensation you are entitled to and to ensure as little anxiety as possible is caused through having to deal with your claim. The accident itself will have been more than traumatic enough without you having to worry about these things as well.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline on our free phone number (0800 689 0500) to speak to a friendly advisor, someone that will understand your problems and assist you in every way they can. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, so if you work shifts or you’d prefer to deal with the claim in the middle of the night – no problem.
Accident Advice Helpline have over 15 years experience in dealing with personal injury compensation claims of all types, cycle injury compensation claims is just one area we offer expertise in. Our in-house solicitors have lots of experience and have dealt with numerous cycle injury claims.
Date Published: 6th October 2013
Author: David Brown