No win no fee in Ballindalloch
Cycling injuries can happen in many different ways, and every one is unique. It could be cause of a collision with a car, a pedestrian walking out in front of you, a badly maintained road with potholes or a bad road surface.
What caused the accident does not matter too much, as long as it was not your fault and you sustained injuries that needed medical attention, you may be entitled to call no win no fee Ballindalloch lawyers to make a personal injury claim.
No win no fee Ballindalloch lawyers and the precautions you can take
There are things you can do to try and reduce the risk of accidents and serious injury while out on your cycle, such things as:
- Wearing a well fitting, good quality helmet
- Wearing bright or high-vis clothing
- Wearing knee-pads and elbow pads can help protect the joints
- Good sturdy footwear will protect you feet
- Have a good knowledge of the Highway Code, and follow it
- Do not ride next to other cyclist as they will take you with them if they fall off their cycle
- Do not ride to close to parked cars as a door may be opened and knock you off your cycle
Cycle riders are the only ones allowed on UK roads without taking a test, so they need to make themselves aware of the rules of the road and not put themselves in any danger.
The procedures after an accident
If any one is injured in a road traffic accident, or the accident is posing a threat to other road users, the police should be informed immediately. The will ensure the situation is safe, take details of the accident from the victims and witnesses and compile an accident report.
Often they assume the cyclist was at fault, and it is important that you get your point of view across to them before they compile the report, as it could prove useful at a later date when no win no fee Ballindalloch lawyers are making your personal injury claim.
The next step…
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. The accident itself will have been more than traumatic enough, without you having to worry about these things as well.
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 assist you every way they can. The helpline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so that you can contact us at a time convenient to you.
Accident Advice Helpline have over 13 years experience in dealing with personal injury compensation claims of all types, cycle injury compensation claims is just one area we offer expertise in.
Date Published: 15th January 2014
Author: David Brown