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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 lawyers in Strathpeffer

    Require injury lawyers Strathpeffer for your cycling injury claim?

    Strathpeffer is a village and spa town in Ross and Cromarty in the Scottish Highlands. It lies in a relatively sheltered glen five miles west of Dingwall and boasts varying degrees of elevation from 200-400 feet above sea level. With scenic opportunities you would be hard pushed to find a better location for cycling. Indeed Strathpeffer is the venue for one of the worlds most extreme mountain bike races.

    The Strathpuffer is a 24 hour race held in January every year and attracts over 400 competitors. However it is entirely possible to enjoy the scenery on a road bike and leave the mountain biking to the extremists. Sadly, all forms of cycling carry a risk and road cyclists are often ‘clipped’ by other road users which can result in injuries to varying degrees and a hefty kit replacement bill.

    If you have had the misfortune to have been injured whilst cycling by another road user then in most cases you are entitled to seek compensation from the perpetrator.

    Common cycling injuries are:

    • Broken limbs. Broken bones such as elbows, shoulders and collar bones.
    • Chest injuries and broken or cracked ribs.
    • Cuts and bruises.
    • Head injuries.
    • Dental damage.

    What sort of things can I claim for?

    In addition to making a claim for your injuries you may also be entitled to make a claim for replacement kit which had been ruined:

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    • Replacement wheels, handlebars, bike frame, saddle indeed any part of your bicycle that has been dented, scratched or bent beyond repair.
    • You may need replacement clothing for any that has been torn or ripped as a direct result of you no fault accident.
    • Once your helmet has been involved in a collision and has sustained an impact it is time to throw it away and buy a replacement one. Your glasses may have been bent or broken beyond repair too.

    Loss of earnings

    If your injuries have been serious enough for you to require time off work you may be eligible to seek compensation for loss of earnings. It is important that you discuss the impact of your cycling injuries with your injury lawyers in Strathpeffer as they will be able to advise you on how best to proceed. If you have only been able to return to work in a reduced capacity, your injury lawyers in Strathpeffer may take a view that you are entitled to make a claim for future loss of earnings as your future earning potential has been irrevocably damaged by the accident.

    How do I get in touch with my injury lawyers Strathpeffer?

    It is easy to find highly qualified and experienced injury lawyers Strathpeffer when you liaise with Accident Advice Helpline as they will put you in touch with one of their many legal experts who is perfectly placed to work on your injury claim. So, to locate the best injury lawyers in Strathpeffer call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Date Published: 23rd January 2014

    Author: David Brown

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