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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

    Injury attorney in New Mills


    Cycling with an injury attorney in New Mills

    New Mills is a town in Derbyshire. New Mills was first noted for coal mining, then for cotton spinning and then bleaching and calico printing. By 1810, New Mills had nine cotton mills, plus three weaving mills and at least three print works.

    Cycling accidents in New Mills are the same as anywhere else, cyclists get injured, often through no fault of their own, and they may want to use an injury attorney in New Mills to make a cycle injury claim.

    No two cycling accidents are the same, but there are some cycle injuries that appear to be more common than others. Amongst them are:

    • Broken pelvis
    • Broken Coccyx
    • Broken Arm or leg
    • Broken Collar Bone
    • Soft tissue injuries to the neck, back and shoulders
    • Road Rash
    • Anxiety and other psychological problems
    • Concussion or other head injuries

    Common injuries requiring an injury attorney in New Mills

    Even with the wide adoption of cycle safety helmets, nearly half of all injuries sustained are to the head.  These range from minor concussion and cuts, to permanent brain damage or fatal fractures to the skull. Most fatalities in cycle accidents are caused by injuries to the head.  Wearing a good quality, good fitting cycle helmet can help avoid this type of injury, but if the collision is bad enough even the helmet will not stop the head injury totally.  However, it does show you were taking precautions and wearing the correct head protection.

    Possible Psychological Problems

    These are just as real as physical injuries such as broken bones, and should be treated as such when making your compensation claim.  These can be equally as disabling as having joints in plaster, and they can take longer to heal, so should not be treated lightly.

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    Medical Treatment

    You should always seek medical treatment for your injuries. The reports from doctors can prove to be invaluable when fighting your case, and what might seem to be initially a minor injury can later develop into something more serious.  A pre-existing condition can be made worse by an accident, and your doctor’s opinions on this can be crucial.

    Record everything

    It is also a good idea to take photographs of your cycle injuries, not only immediately after the accident, but also as they either improve or get worse.

    Keep a note every couple of days of how the cycle injuries are progressing, this diary together with the photographs will provide a time line for the injuries, which could help determine the amount of compensation you are awarded.  If an independent doctor is asked to produce a report then these records would be extremely useful.

    Accident Advice Helpline is here to help you through the minefield of rules and regulations that makes up the compensation system. Contact us on our free phone number, 0800 689 0500 and discuss your accident with one of our friendly advisers.

    We understand the types of injuries sustained in cycle accidents, and know the best way to deal with the necessary people to ensure you are treated fairly. Call today to make your claim with an injury attorney in New Mills.

    Date Published: 20th October 2013

    Author: David Brown

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