Been cycling and had an accident that wasn’t your fault? An injury lawyer in Rothbury will handle your injury claim
Cycling accidents are unfortunately common and they can result in devastating injuries for the cyclist. The lack of protection that a cycle provides can mean that the cyclist is exceptionally vulnerable to muscoskeletal injuries which can be life threatening. Urban cycling is a common way of commuting to work as it is cheap, affordable and avoids the traffic congestion on busy commuter routes. In rural areas, cycling can be essential to access train stations and towns which may only be served by infrequent or poor transport links. It has also become the third most popular pastime in the UK, with people of all ages taking it up as a hobby.
If you, or some one you know, have suffered a cycling accident and been injured as a result, and the accident wasn’t their fault and occurred within the last 3 years’, then you are entitled to make a legal claim for personal injury compensation using an injury lawyer in Rothbury.
Cycling accidents can vary in severity and may be caused by:
- Poor weather conditions and lack of daylight
- Lack of visibility through not wearing reflective clothing or using cycle clights
- Not looking adequately at junctions for cyclists before pulling out or turning left
- Driving at speed and failing to stop or react in time to cyclists
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Driving recklessly and without care and attention to the needs of other road users
- Failing to give cyclists adequate space to maneouvre safely
Making an injury claim using an injury lawyer in Rothbury
When you have suffered an accident and been injured, you may feel like making an injury claim is the last thing on your mind. However, if the accident wasn’t your fault and you have been injured as a result, then it is your legal entitlement to make a claim for compensation using an injury lawyer in Rothbury.
Call Accident Advice Helpline and let their specialist adviser give you all the information you need to ascertain whether making a personal injury compensation claim is right for you and your circumstances. Their helpline is open 24/7 and your claim can be processed swiftly over the phone. If you decide to proceed, then an injury lawyer in Rothbury will process your claim on your behalf on a 100% no win, no fee basis. With over 13 years’ experience, Accident Advice Helpline are well established and highly experienced at processing personal injury claims just like yours. Why not go online and take part in their 30 second online challenge and see if your injury claim will pass the claims test, as well as find out how much compensation you may be due.
Date Published: 26th October 2013
Author: David Brown