You may be able to make an injury compensation claim, using the solicitors in Mallaig, if you have been injured in an cycling accident that was through no fault of your own.
Cycling accidents can result in bad injuries and need solicitors in Mallaig to help claim compensation
Unfortunately biking accidents can occur all of the time, and the injuries that you may suffer can range from minor to major, minor being cuts and bruises, major being brain or head injuries.
Claiming compensation after a cycling accident
There are lots of different ways that a cycle accident can happen, especially as every accident is different from the rest. For example, you could collide with a vehicle on the road, you could slip on some oil, or you could collide with a walker.
However your cycling accident happened to you, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim, as long as your injuries needed medical attention and the accident happened no more than three years ago.
Using the solicitors in Mallaig at Accident Advice Helpline to help you is the sensible thing to do.
Avoiding an accident
There are lots of ways that you can try to avoid a cycling accident from happening or to reduce the risk of serious injury if you are involved in one:
- Kneepads and elbow pads can help protect your joints
- Good sturdy footwear will protect you feet
- Have a good knowledge of the Highway Code
- Do not ride next to other cyclists
- Do not ride to close to parked cars
- Keep your cycle well maintained
- Wear a well fitting, good quality helmet
- Wear bright or high-vis clothing
If you adhere to these precautions, then you may be able to avoid or reduce the risks of having an accident involving serious injuries, and and may not need to use of the solicitors in Mallaig.
Reporting your accident to Accident Advice Helpline
The compensation claims system is very complicated and time consuming for the layperson. You need professional help to be certain of getting the amount of compensation you are entitled to, and to ensure as little anxiety as possible is caused through having to deal with your claim. Using a law firm with many years experience is the best way to achieve this.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline on our free phone number: 0800 689 0500, to speak to a friendly adviser, someone that will understand your problems and be able to answer any questions you may have about making a personal injury compensation claim.
Many claimants start by looking at our 30-second test to get an estimate of what they could be awarded. When they realise just how much they could be missing out on, and that they will not have to find any money to start their claim, try few of them do not decide to proceed.
That is a decision we leave entirely to you though, we will not put you under any pressure or obligation to carry on if you would rather not.
Date Published: 21st April 2014
Author: David Brown