Cycling is rapidly becoming a very popular pastime, not only for leisure purposes but also for the commute to work. Unfortunately with this rise in popularity the number of cycle accidents is also on the increase.
If you have been involved in a cycling accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to make a cycle accident compensation claim.
Injuries Direct have a wealth of experience helping innocent victims of cycling accidents and can help you get the compensation you deserve, if you have been involved in a collision with another road user, or have been the victim of a poorly maintained riding surface, Injuries Direct can offer free advice and assistance with your claim.
To speak to an experienced claim advisor call us today on 0800 2800 979, or if you would prefer to contact us online please complete our simple contact form.
Bicycle Accident Compensation Claims
With our overcrowded roads and unreliable weather, cycling can be a hazardous pastime, impatient motorists rarely give cyclists enough room, especially when overtaking and collisions are a frequent occurrence.
Potholes and other road hazards can also lead to serious accidents for the unprotected cyclist, as can slippery road surfaces and roads in a general state of disrepair.
If you feel your bicycle accident was caused by negligence or the inconsiderate actions of some one else, you are well within your rights to seek compensation for your injuries, loss of earnings and damage to your bike.
Claiming is not a complicated experience, simply call and tell us the circumstances of your accident and if your claim is valid, we will appoint an experienced road traffic accident solicitor who will fight to get the maximum amount of compensation possible.
Injuries Direct have a 97% success rate for all claim types, so you can be confident your claim is in safe hands, call us today and speak with one of our friendly claim advisors who will advise you on the best way to proceed.
To contact us by phone simply call 0800 2800 979 or to contact us through this web site simply complete our easy to understand online claim form.
Cycle Accident Claims Statistics
- Approximately 16,000 cycle accidents are reported every year
- Between 60%-90% of all cycle accidents are never reported
- In 2010 there were 111 deaths and 2,660 serious injuries from cycle accidents
- 90% of accidents happen in built up areas
- 75% happen at or near a road junction
- 80% occur in the daylight
- 80% of casualties are male
- Almost 25% of cyclist deaths or serious injuries are children
- Around 75% of cyclist fatalities result from a serious head injury
As you can see from the statistics above, a cyclist can be very vulnerable in the event of a road traffic accident and even the most experienced of cyclists can never be one hundred percent safe.
Even when wearing the proper safety equipment such as helmets and high visibility clothing, cycling still remains a very risky pastime.
If you have been the unfortunate victim of a cycling accident let Injuries Direct get you back in the saddle as quickly as possible by securing you the compensation you deserve.
Call us today on freephone 0800 2800 979 for free advice and details.