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Cycling Accidents

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Cycling Accidents2018-11-15T14:50:44+00:00

If you have suffered an injury in a cycling accident you may be entitled to compensation or to claim on behalf of a loved one who has been injured.

We are experts in pursuing cycling accident claims. Our cycling accident Solicitors are also keen cyclists and will support you throughout the claim process.

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What are the time limits for pursuing cycling accidents?

You will usually need to make a claim within 3 years of your cycling accident. In respect of a child you can claim any time before their 18th birthday, after which they have 3 years in which to claim.

What injuries can I claim for?

There are many different types of injury sustained in r cycling accidents. If you have suffered from any of the following you may be entitled to compensation:

  • Head and Brain injuries

  • Eye injuries

  • Neck injuries including whiplash

  • Shoulder injuries

  • Back injuries including; spinal injuries, paralysis

  • Arm injuries including; fractures, dislocations

  • Leg injuries; fractures, dislocations

  • Foot injuries; fractures, dislocations

What damages can I claim for when making a cycling accident compensation claim?

There are two main types of damage that are considered when calculating the total sum of damages a person may be awarded for cycling accident claims. These are as follows:

Special Damages covers any losses and expenses that may have occurred as a direct result of the accident.

Special damages cover the following:

  • Travel expenses

  • Insurance expenses including loss of no claims bonus and towing and repair charges

  • Prescription costs

  • Medical care

  • Rehabilitation

  • Loss of earnings, future and past that are directly related to your accident and injury

  • Any loss in job opportunities, pensions, job promotions

  • Household assistance

  • Home adaptation

  • Vehicle Damage

General Damages relates to the compensation that is awarded to reflect the injury itself and how severe or debilitating it is. General damages takes into account the level of pain and suffering and loss of amenity. A medical expert will be instructed to examine you and prepare prognosis on the injury and their report will be used to calculate the level of compensation.

No Win No Fee cycling accident claims

We will be able to provide you with a free initial consultation and to handle your claim on a no win no fee basis. If you do not receive any compensation you will not pay anything at all. You can talk to one of our cycling accident Solicitors about the specific way in which your claim will be funded.

Rehabilitation treatment

We are able to assist in arranging specific treatment and rehabilitation to be carried out on your behalf. We can arrange for Case Managers to work with your treatment team to produce a full recovery or injury management plan.

Why choose us for your cycling claim service?

If you wish to claim for a cycling accident we offer a free legal consultation and will advise you how best to move forward with your case with no obligation to appoint us as your Solicitors.

We have extensive experience of working with clients who have been involved in cycling accidents. We always ensure that our clients receive the maximum amount of compensation possible for their injuries. We have helped hundreds of clients in obtaining compensation in respect of cycling accident claims.

It is imperative that you appoint a law firm that specialises in cycling accident claims.

How much can I claim for when pursuing a cycling accident claim?

There is no set amount that you can claim for a cycling accident. Your compensation settlement takes into account the severity of your injury and what financial losses you have incurred as a direct result of the accident. Once we know the circumstances of your accident we would be able to advise you as to how much compensation you may obtain.

What is my Personal Injury Worth?

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Edwards Duthie will help you with your Personal Injury claim efficiently and as quickly as possible

Our aim is to help you obtain financial support as quickly as possible, particularly if you are unable to work due to your injuries and ongoing condition. We know that making a Personal Injury claim can seem daunting, so our expert Personal Injury lawyers are trained to help you understand the process of making a claim and will explain very simply what is happening along the way.

Every year we successfully help thousands of people to recover compensation after an accident or illness, so we know exactly what kind of positive action is needed to help you get the same result.

Call us now on 020 8514 9000 to speak in confidence with one of our injury lawyers.

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