If you live in Leicester Forest East, you may make use of the cycling lanes along the Hinckley Road, or you may regularly commute to Nuneaton, Hinckley or Leicester by bus from there. Unfortunately accidents occur on British roads every day, and travelling does pose certain risks. If you have been injured in an accident of any type, you may be looking for injury lawyers in Leicester Forest East in order to make a personal injury compensation claim for an injury sustained in an accident which you can prove was not your fault.
You usually have three years to claim for an accident that occurred in the UK, although there are some accidents, such as those that occur at sea, in the air or at an airport for which you only have two years to lodge a personal injury compensation claim.
Injury lawyers in Leicester Forest East
If you are a resident of Leicester Forest East, you may be contemplating filing a personal injury compensation claim for an illness which you can prove was the result of another person’s negligence. This may be a work-related illness, food poisoning after eating out and so on. You would need to find an injury lawyer in Leicester Forest East or elsewhere to help you file such a claim.
You have three years in which to claim for an illness of this sort.
Up until the end of November 2013, thirteen cyclists had died in cycling accidents in London. One was hit by a bus, and other accidents have involved other vehicles. Although many cyclists wear protective gear including helmets, they may still be horrifically injured or killed in road traffic accidents.
Motorists are rather careless about cyclists, with drivers swerving in front of them, opening doors and behaving in such a way as to knock them off their bikes. Not all places have designated cycle lanes, and this is also dangerous for cyclists.
If you are a cyclist and have had an accident which you can prove was not your fault, then you may be looking for injury lawyers in Leicester Forest East or elsewhere in order to make a personal injury compensation claim, especially if you fell off your bike and were injured because the front wheel lodged in a pothole in the road. If you had an accident of this sort, then you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim against your local authority which should keep all roads and pavements in a good state of repair.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you need help and advice about any potential personal injury compensation claim, call us at Accident Advice Helpline. You can call at any time as the lines are open 24/7. We have two freephone numbers for you to use, 0800 689 0500 for land line calls and for mobiles, 0333 500 0993. For expert legal advice, why not call us now?