Cycling has become much more popular over the years. The profile of cycling has been raised in recent years in the UK by events such as the Tour De France & The London Olympics. More people are choosing cycling as their preferred method of transport or as a hobby. However recent research by the Royal Society for the prevention of Accidents has shown the amongst 20’000 people were injured as a result of a cycling accident in the UK (figures reported in August 2014). These are reported accidents and in addition there will be many more that go unreported.
There are lots of reasons for which Cycling accidents can happen. It could be the fault of a pedestrian who steps out into your path, a motorist who does not see you or even another cyclist. If you can demonstrate that the cycling accident was not your fault, whether you were cycling to work, for leisure or even for a professional event, you may be entitled to compensation.
Contact one of our Cycle Accident Claims Lawyers in Leeds today who will discuss your individual case and advise you accordingly.
This question is difficult to answer as every claim is different. What we can say is that the amount of compensation you can claim is dependant on how serious your injuries are as well as other factors. We would look to claim back any expenses you may have incurred as a result of your cycling accident, for example, replacing the bike, loss of earnings, rehabilitation costs, physiotherapy and further treatment you may need in order to make a full recovery.
If you have had a cycle accident then it is good advice to claim as soon as you are able to. We are normally able to work on a NO WIN NO FEE basis and the insurance of the ‘at blame’ party would pay the fee.
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