A personal injury lawyer in Kibworth
What happens if you out riding your bicycle on a lovely sunny day, and you are riding around Kibworth, when you notice that a car seems to a bit far over? So you move over yourself as you are worried that you will be hit by the car. Then before you know it you have hit a pothole in the road, and you are off you bike on the floor, and you bike is ruined and you have aches and pains?
Thankfully the driver pulls over, but you are injured and cannot move out of the road, so you are causing an obstruction, so he calls the police. Also the driver takes some photos of the pothole and the bike and you on his mobile phone, which is the correct thing to do. The photos could then be useful when you use a personal injury lawyer in Kibworth to make your claim.
A personal injury lawyer in Kibworth and your injuries
The next thing you know the police have arrived and they complete an accident report, it is important that this happens, so make sure they do it if you are in any fit state. Also if you can you should get the name and address of the driver, as he seems a reliable person who will do what he can to help, but also he is the only witness. Then what will happen is the police will have called an ambulance to get you checked out and its only then after tests and x-rays that you realise how injured you are.
How to contact a personal injury lawyer in Kibworth
Once you are at home again, bruised and bandaged you should call Accident Advice Helpline to speak with them about personal injury claims.
Accident Advice Helpline will talk you through what happened, how badly injured you are, and how badly damaged your cycle is. As this was what we call a solo event, you being the only person involved in the accident, you are our only concern, and we will need to make sure your personal injury claims is maximised by claiming for:
- The anxiety and stress it has caused, after all it could have put you off cycle riding for ever
- The cost of replacing your cycle and any accessories it had
- The pain and suffering your injuries are causing
- Loss of earnings
Your personal injury claim will be sent to the authority that should have repaired that pothole. In most cases, it is the local authority that are responsible for maintaining the roads, repairing potholes, and making sure there are no dangerous road surfaces, and this is where Accident Advice Helpline would send your claim. The council will have public liability insurance for such incidents, and it will be the insurance company that pays your compensation to you.
The sooner you speak to Accident Advice Helpline, on their freephone number 0800 180 4123, the sooner we can start making your personal injury compensation claim for you.
Date Published: 16th February 2014