Seeking compensation after a cycling accident
Being involved with a cycling accident will give you a lot of trouble both emotionally and physically. It is a harrowing experience especially if the accident is because of someone else’s negligence, if this happens, you are entitled to compensation that will help you recover and avoid additional burden to you and your family. Read this guide from Natasha Hall Law on cycle accident compensation.
Regaining your confidence and independence after the accident will take time, that is why it is better to seek compensation to help you with:
- The cost of your recovery.
- Support your family.
- The cost of damage to your bike.
For a serious injury, you may even incur the cost for:
- physiotherapy; and
- even any modifications to your home.
Note that your solicitor can help ensure these costs are taken into consideration during negotiations.
Types of injury caused by bicycle accidents
These are some of the injuries that you can get after a bicycle accident, this includes but is not limited to:
- broken bones;
- head injuries;
- back injuries; or
- fatal accidents.
An accident can also harm you both physically and psychologically. If you are unsure if you are entitled to a claim, you should get in touch.
When to make a bicycle accident claim
It is better to start your claim as soon as possible because there are instances that there is a time-limit to a bike injury claim.