Motorists have a duty of care towards cyclists as they do any other road users. Often, cycling accidents which occur on the roads are as a result of a cyclist being struck by a motor vehicle. Further, collisions sometimes occur because the driver fails to see the cyclist when they are pulling out in to a road or turning.
Cycling accident claims can be complex however our lawyers have successfully claimed compensation for many cyclists, including mountain bikers, professional cyclists, people commuting to and from work and those who cycle socially. We have been highly successful in bringing claims against motor insurers and highway authorities. So if your accident was caused by an insured, uninsured or untraced driver or simply caused by a defect in the road, call us today to find out how we may be able to assist you.
Bringing a claim
A compensation claim is put to the insurance company for the personal injury and the losses. For the injury part of the claim there will have to be an independent medical report therefore we will arrange for you to seen by a medical experts. For any other losses you have incurred, evidence may be required so if you are unfortunate enough to have an accident keep all the receipts of expenses. A local bike shop will also be able to advise you on whether your bike is roadworthy or not.
Your specialist personal injury lawyers
At Harris Fowler our road traffic accident specialists have a wealth of experience in pursuing personal injury compensation claims arising from cycling accidents. Just like seeing a specialist in hospital, it makes absolute sense to choose a specialist firm of solicitors. And at Harris Fowler, our specialism is personal injury. Our years of experience have given us a level of expertise that you simply can’t normally find at the more general solicitor firms, so that we can fight your corner to give you the best chance of getting the compensation you’re entitled to.
Set up for success
At Harris Fowler, your lawyer has one job: to win your case with the best possible result. They don’t file, they don’t do admin – they have a team to do those things – instead they spend their time driving your case forward to get you the best result in the fastest time possible.
All you have to do is call our Freephone number 0800 213214 and talk to one of our friendly legal advisors.
*Cases issued and finished between 01.01.16 and 31.12.16