Over the last decade, cycling has gone from an infrequent leisure pursuit to an important mode of transportation due, in part, to its low cost and health benefits.
However, the roads are still dangerous places for cyclists, with fatalities and serious injuries increasing year on year, rising in line with the growing number of cyclists taking to the saddle.
If as a cyclist, you find yourself in the unfortunate position of suffering an accident due to someone else’s careless actions, the following steps may help you to collect the evidence you need to secure the compensation you deserve with Accident Advice Helpline:
- Seek medical assistance
- Take photographs of the accident scene
- Inform the police as soon as possible
- Take down the names, contact details and insurance details of the careless motorist
- Obtain the names and contact details of any witnesses
- Keep receipts for any losses relating to your accident, such as taxi trips to and from the hospital
- Contact our accident solicitors in Wigston as soon as possible
Enlisting the expertise of accident solicitors in Wigston
At Accident Advice Helpline, our solicitors in Wigston understand that cycling accidents can cause you to suffer severe physical and psychological injuries, which may force you to miss work or, if serious enough, prevent you from working altogether.
If you wish to make an accident claim against the at-fault driver, we can team you up with our experienced solicitors in Wigston without delay.
When you hand your case over to us, we will fight for compensation on your behalf, ensuring that you receive the support you need to make a full physical and psychological recovery.
Accident Advice Helpline
We also understand that, if you use your bike as your primary means of transport, your injury may cause you to suffer a range of financial losses. Whether you have suffered minor or severe losses, we will instruct our accident solicitors in Wigston to handle your case with the utmost care and compassion, helping you to return to restore your finances to their former glory.
What is more, we will ensure that our legal experts represent you on a 100% no win, no fee* basis, which means that you will not have to worry about meeting the cost of your legal fees.
To get in touch with us, please call our helpline on: 0800 689 0500 or use our 30-second compensation calculator.
Date Published: 16th June 2014
Author: Jan Newell