Injury claim in Stoke Cannon
Stoke Cannon is a small village and civil parish in the district of East Devon. At the 2001 Census it had a population of 660. It is placed in ideal countryside for cyclists; we just hope none of them have an accident and need to make an injury claim in Stoke Cannon.
Cycling is one of the fastest growing pastimes in the UK; from toddlers to pensioners, bikes are popular. They are used for sport, pleasure or commuting and no matter what your age or why you ride, if you come off your cycle, and it was not your fault, you may be able to make an injury claim in Stoke Cannon.
What you can do to lower the risk of an injury claim in Stoke Cannon
Cyclists are very vulnerable on the roads because they have very little protection if they have an accident. There are a few things they can do to reduce the risks of injury, and so reduce the risk of an injury claim in Stoke Cannon. Steps they can take include:
- Wearing a good quality helmet can reduce any head injuries you may sustain.
- Wearing high visibility jackets, stripes on legs etc. will make you more visible to other road users.
- Do not ride next to someone else, this can make it difficult for a car to overtake and you might be knocked off your bike.
- If you are passing parked cars make sure you leave at least a car door width between you and the cars to avoid a driver opening his door and hitting you.
The injuries you might sustain from a cycle accident
Cycle accidents create many different injuries from minor cuts and bruises to serious head injuries and even fatalities. The injuries can include:
- Road rash
- Back and spinal injuries
- Anxiety and stress
- Head and brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Facial injuries
- Whiplash injuries
- Dental injuries
The different areas of your injury claim in Stoke Cannon
When you have an accident there is more to think about than just injuries. What if you cannot work again, how will you pay the bills? If you end up in a wheelchair how will you get in and out of your home without a ramp, how will you dress yourself? – the list is endless but it all needs to be accounted for when you make your injury claim in Stoke Cannon. Some of the areas that may be included are:
- Pain and suffering
- Anxiety and stress
- Replacement of equipment and accessories
- Cost of care
- Loss of earnings
- Extra medical expenses
- Travel expenses
- Cost of adapting or moving your home
- Any other cost or loss that is a direct result of the accident
The best place to make your injury claim in Stoke Cannon
The place to go is Accident Advice Helpline – we are there 24 hours a day every day, there to give you help and advice regarding your personal injury compensation claim.
On our freephone number, 0800 1980 4123, you will find advisors who are friendly and professional. They will give you free advice and help you all they can. Or you could try the 30-second test online for some guidance.
We operate a No Win No Fee agreement so no money will have to be found to finance your claim.
Date Published: 30th September 2013
Author: David Brown