Cyclists are more likely to be injured or killed in an accident, although many cases remain unreported as the injured cyclists may think that sustaining a minor injury is not worthy of a claim, or that the damage to their bike was not something for which they could claim.
Well, you can still make an injury claim in Wiggington if the accident in question wasn’t your fault. You could claim a new bike or repairs to yours, plus you can also claim for any injury you sustained during the accident no matter how minor as long, as it wasn’t your fault. You should record your injuries with your doctor or local A&E department.
If you were riding your bike and fell off due to an uneven road, there still is an injury claim in Wiggington to make. The roads should be safe for you to ride on, therefore your claim would be made against the local council responsible for upkeep of the road in question.
Injuries you may sustain in a cycling accident:
- Head injury;
- Neck injury;
- Broken arm;
- Broken wrist;
- Broken leg;
- Broken foot; or
- Facial damage.
A claim can be made against an organisation or individual if their property is unsafe. Most property owners will have insurance cover to meet your claim. Even if it is simply cycling down the street, there is someone who is responsible for ensuring everything is safe. If your accident has happened on a pavement or road, your claim is made against the local authority. Claims against local authorities can be called public liability claims and claims for accidents on private property such as shops or houses are occupier’s liability claims.
Many cyclists think they cannot claim, but you’re entitled to do so if you’ve had an accident that wasn’t your fault. We can help you to seek justice for your injuries, and you could potentially receive compensation. You may cycle to work on a daily basis or use your bike purely for leisure, but either way you have just as much right to make a claim as a motor accident victim or someone who’s been injured at work.
A lot of cycling accident victims have been badly injured and had to take time off from work, in which case making a claim for your accident could help you. You can claim for regaining the money you may have lost whilst taking time off to recover from your injuries, pay for a new bike or have your existing one repaired if it has been damaged.
Recommended by Esther Rantzen, we offer maximum compensation and a helpful 24/7 helpline (0800 689 0500 and from your mobile on 0333 500 0993) staffed by friendly advisors, who will not just keep you hanging on. If we can’t answer your query about your injury claim in Wiggington straight away, then we will call you back.