What is Cycling Accidents Injury Claims?
If you’re a cyclist and you’ve been involved in a road traffic accident (RTA), Asons can help you claim the compensation you need to get back on the saddle.
Claiming for compensation is the best way to ensure that you do not end up losing out financially because of an accident that was not your fault. Not only does the money help you pay to repair or replace your damaged bike, it also helps you pay for any medical treatment or rehabilitation you might need. And, it’ll help keep your household bills, such as gas and electricity, on track if you are not able to work because of your injuries.
Speak to one of our experienced compensation claims advisors, free of charge, today on 01204 521133 or on live chat for a consultation. Alternatively, you can fill in one of our claims forms or use our Compensation Calculator, and we’ll contact you.
Claiming Compensation When You’ve Been Involved in an Accident on Your Bike?
The 2012 Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents figures show that there were a total of 19,091 accidents involving cyclists. Included in these figures were 118 fatalities. So being a bikerider can be a risky business.
But having an accident, whilst riding your bike, doesn’t always involve other drivers. Did you hit a huge pothole in the road? Or maybe a pedestrian or animal ran into your path, forcing you to take evasive action?
Whatever the reason, Asons can help you find out if you can make a claim for compensation. Our team of expert road traffic accident solicitors are here to help, so why not contact us for an informal, no obligation, chat?
Remember, claiming for compensation is not a personal attack on any individual. Everyone who uses the road should have the appropriate level of insurance cover. And it’s this insurance that you are claiming from when you apply for compensation.
Claiming Compensation When You Can’t Work Because of an Accident
When you’ve ended up injured because of an accident you had on your bike, you may not be able to work for a considerable period of time. Cyclists are especially vulnerable and have much less protection than people in vehicles. So, if you are unlucky enough to be involved in a collision with a car, it’s likely that you’re going to end up seriously hurt.
This can mean that you’ll have to take time off work to recover. How will you cope financially during this time? If you have a job, your employer might give you some sickness pay, but it usually doesn’t last long, and it’s often a smaller amount than you would normally be taking home each month.
This situation is what compensation was designed for. And, if you think you will struggle financially while you wait for your compensation claim to be settled, Asons will apply for interim payments for you. These should help you through the tough times and allow you to get back to normality as soon as possible.
The easiest way to find out if you can make a claim for compensation is to contact Asons Solicitors for a free and confidential chat.
Our Cyclist Accident Compensation Claim Experience
When you’re faced with making a claim for compensation, you want to know that you have the best people for the job. That’s Asons!
Asons believes in transparency and making our services simple to understand. There are no hidden fees, no fancy legal jargon and no nasty surprises either. We make a point of making the claims process as simple as possible by explaining everything in plain English. This way, you know where your claim is up to at all times.
Claiming for compensation with Asons is easy. We aim to take away all the stress from you and your family, allowing you to concentrate on getting well and returning to normal life.
We’ll do all the running around, gathering the vital documentation needed to ensure your claim is successful. All you need to do is provide us with the details and turn up in court, if the case ever gets that far.
Asons Keep it Simple!
At Asons we like to keep it simple. We promise to:
- avoid the complicated legal jargon, wherever we can. We find it confuses people and makes them feel like they don’t know what‘s going on.
- give you a dedicated claims handler, who will deal with your case from the beginning right through to the end. Of course, there may be times when this is not possible. When this happens, you will be kept fully informed of why and who will be taking over
- explain what’s happening with the case, as it progresses, in a clear and concise manner
- be available for you when you need us. It’s important that you feel like you can contact us, to ask questions or for clarification, whenever you need to.
In short, we’ll take all the stress, so you don’t have to!
Making a claim for compensation needs to be a matter of urgency. There is what’s called a ‘statute of limitations’ on making claims for compensation. This means you can only do it for up to three years after the accident took place. Trying to start a claim after the three years has passed will be unsuccessful and there are, unfortunately, no exceptions!
‘No Win, No Fee’
Don’t be concerned about how you will pay for your claim. At Asons, we operate on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis. This means you pay nothing unless we win the case for you.
And, as we mentioned earlier, if you think you may struggle for money while you are waiting for your compensation money to arrive, or you return to work, we can arrange for interim payments to be paid to you.
More on ‘no win, no fee’ here.
We’re experienced at dealing with accidents involving cyclists, so you’re in safe hands with us. If you decide that making a claim for compensation is something you’d like to explore, contact us.