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U.K Solicitors for Cycling Accident Claims

Cyclists take the road with the noble intention of reducing carbon emissions caused by motorcycles and cars. But at the same time cyclists are vulnerable to dangerous accidents on the roads resulting in serious injuries to the cyclists. Cyclists involved in such accidents while Cycling on the roads can actually apply for compensation. The affected person can use the services of a personal injury cycling Accident solicitor in order to get the eligible compensation.

There have been many instances in the recent past where a cyclist has got the eligible compensation by taking the help of a solicitor specializing in injury claims related to cycling accidents. A postman serving for the post office was riding the bicycle given by his employer, when suddenly the front brakes snapped and the front wheel got locked. The cyclist was thrown out on the road and suffered serious injuries.

Though the person didn’t suffer a fracture, there were damages to the bone tissues and the tendon which required hospitalization for a week. Even after getting discharged from the hospital, the postman had to rest in his home for three weeks, before he returned to duty. A well-known solicitor specializing in cycling accidents helped the postman to get compensation from his employer.

In another case, a cyclist was hit on the back of his head by a truck wing mirror. This resulted in serious head and spinal injuries requiring hospitalization for a month. For six months, the person used a wheelchair for moving within the home. He could not go back to work. He took the help of a solicitor and got the substantial amount of 200,000 pounds in compensation.

The victim involved in the bicycle accident need to get as much information as possible from the other party involved in the collision including their vehicle registration number, vehicle owner's insurance policy details and the owner's residential address. If the injured cyclist is not in a position to get the details, they can ask the help of the police to get the above mentioned details. If possible the cyclist should get personal information of a witness who was near the accident spot.

It is very important that the cyclist injured in the cycling accident take the help of an experienced solicitor as soon as the person recovers from injuries. There are also certain time limits within which the claims have to be raised with the insurance company. As soon as the cyclist begins to recover from the initial injuries sustained, they can get in touch with a well-known personal injury solicitor that deals with injury claims related to cycling accidents.

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U.K Solicitors for Cycling Accident Claims


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