When you are cycling and have a collision with a motor vehicle, one of the first things you should do, providing you are able, is take the details of the driver. This means that the lawyer for cycling injury that you use knows which insurance company to approach. You should also call the police if there are any injuries, or the accident is causing a hazard to other road users.
You have the details, so there should be no problem, right?
What if the driver has given you completely false details? You are not in a position to verify them at the roadside. What if, because of negligence on their part, like not taxing the vehicle, their insurance is invalid? What if the driver of the vehicle doesn’t stop? You can hardly get the details from a hit and run driver.
Lawyer for cycling injury : more important than ever
In this situation, the use of a lawyer for cycling injury is more important than ever. Cases against uninsured drivers, or accidents where it was not possible to get details are referred to the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB). Part of their role is to compensate victims of uninsured or untraceable drivers fairly and promptly.
Any insurance company in the UK that provides motor insurance has to be a member of the MIB, and pay them a levy each year, as well as provide them with information for the Motor Insurance Database, which is a central record of all insured vehicles in the UK.
Uninsured drivers should not affect your compensation claim
Whether a driver is insured or not should not be your concern; it is them that are breaking the law, not you. It should not make any difference to the compensation package that a lawyer for cycling injury will get for you. After all, if the accident is not your fault, why should you be penalised?
At Accident Advice Helpline, we can connect you with an expert lawyer for cycling injury. We are experienced with dealing with compensation claims where an uninsured or untraceable driver is involved. We will ensure your case is presented properly to the Motor Insurers Bureau to get the best compensation deal available for you. We will work our way through all the rules, forms and complications with as little hassle as possible created for you.
Accident Advice Helpline has been helping cyclists with injuries resulting from all types of accidents, with all sorts of consequences, for many years. We have built a bank of experience that is unsurpassed.
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Simply dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone to chat to an adviser at Accident Advice Helpline today.
Alternatively, we have a 30-second test on our website which you can complete for an idea of the amount you can expect to receive.