There are many dangers to cyclists, including potholes, careless car or van drivers and even pedestrians. Following a bike accident you may need an extended time off work and specialist medical treatment. Your bike may also be in need of serious repair or replacement.
With our expert knowledge we can ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation to pay for your medical treatment and other losses. We are specialists in bike accident claims and have successfully secured the maximum available compensation for thousands of satisfied clients. With every one of them awarded the maximum amount of damages for their bicycle accident claim.
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If another person was at fault for your accident, then you'll be entitled to claim for your bicycle accident injuries and other losses, just the same as any other road traffic accident.
Cycling accidents can involve serious injuries so it's important that you work with independent and specialist personal injury solicitors to ensure you receive the full amount of cycling accident compensation you are entitled to. When dealing with your claim, we will be dedicated in ensuring all your recovery needs are addressed and that you receive compensation for all losses incurred.
Yes, cyclists are just like any other road user and if an accident occurs due to the negligence of another the driver they can make a claim for compensation. This is regardless of if the at fault driver was in a car, van, heavy goods vehicle (HGV) or motorcycle.
In accidents that involve larger vehicles (such as buses), the driver may not have even been aware that they have collided with a cyclist and as such don't stop to exchange insurance details. In these cases or in the case of a 'hit and run', we may be able to trace a driver from their vehicle details or even pursue an untraced driver compensation claim through the Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB).
As well as having to deal with the physical trauma following a cycling accident, there will also be financial losses to consider. When making a bike accident claim on your behalf we take all financial losses into consideration, including:
Ensure you make a note of all the accident circumstances including the location, exact time, details of the person at fault and any witnesses. If you were also using a helmet camera, make sure a copy of the footage is taken and stored in a safe place.
Whether you cycle to work, are an avid mountain biker or ride only as a leisure activity, we believe you should be able to pursue cycling in a safe environment.
Spencers Solicitors have long campaigned for changes in the law to improve cycling safety as well as to raise public awareness of cycling causalities on our roads.
You can read more about the dangers faced by bicycle users and the potential safety solutions in our comprehensive cycling safety article.
You'll get straight to one of our team: a trained and supportive professional, experienced in personal injury claims and accident compensation. By listening carefully to you they will be able to identify and assign a bicycle accident lawyer best suited to meeting your needs.
We're keen to help you make a successful bike accident claim and firmly believe that talking to us will be the first step in securing bicycle compensation, and the reparation you deserve.