No-Win No Fee Legal Services For Cyclists
Cycle SOS only deal with cycle accident claims. We understand cyclists, and believe that cyclists have the right to be safe on the roads. Cycle SOS The Cyclists National Helpline is made up of a highly trained team of specialist personal injury cycling lawyers that have recovered millions of pounds for people making bicycle accident claims.
CHECK IF YOU CAN CLAIM COMPENSATION
With many years experience in winning bicycle accident claims for injured cyclists and a passion for cycling ourselves, we understand that a cycling accident can be very traumatic. The implications from a accident involving being knocked off a bicycle can be anything from cuts and bruises, to serious head injury, spinal injuries, and in the most severe cases, loss of life.
Our service is not about obtaining a one-off compensation payment, but assisting you throughout your recovery and ensuring you have the necessary means to get back to your pre-accident health. As specialist cycling accident solicitors; whether you are a commuter, a recreational cyclist or an active competitor, our team will be here to support you throughout the duration of your personal injury claim.
Where we can, we will:
If you have been affected by a cycling accident or injury involving someone close to you and are making a claim on their behalf, we are here to provide the support and assistance you need.
We are highly experienced in representing people in cycling injury claims cases arising from Road Traffic Collisions (including hit and run accidents & uninsured motorists), pothole claims caused by highway defects and component failure. We have also successfully taken on many unusual cases and will fight tirelessly on your behalf to achieve a successful claim, having recovered millions of pounds in accident compensation for our clients.
Your cycling accident claim could recover:
Call our freephone helpline on 0808 100 9995 and speak to our specialist cycling lawyers today, who will be happy to provide you with advice and assistance.
START YOUR CYCLING ACCIDENT CLAIM TODAY AND WE'LL SUPPORT YOU EVERY STEP OF THE WAY
Making a bicycle accident claim isn’t always straightforward, but you can rest assured that Cycle SOS will be at your side through every step of the process. All our lawyers are specialists in personal injury litigation and are supported by a national network of medical expert and accident investigators.
Cyclists have the right to use the majority of public roadways in the United Kingdom, including residential streets, main roads, and most dual carriageways. Motorways, on the other hand, are normally off-limits to cyclists. Cyclists must follow the same laws as other vehicles. While the right to use the road is not specifically stated in UK law, it is commonly understood, and the Highway Code Rules for Cyclists (59 to 82) provide standards governing how cyclists should behave on the roadways.
It is crucial to realise that these rights come with responsibilities. Cyclists are required to follow the rules of the road, including traffic signals and speed limits. They should be mindful of pedestrians and other road users and exercise their best judgement to ensure their own and others’ safety.
To establish liability in a bike accident claim, examine the following steps:
Remember that this is only a summary of the general stages. It is critical to speak with a legal professional who can provide customised guidance depending on the facts of your case. If you need advice that is tailored to your circumstances, please call 0808 100 9995.
If a road defect, such as a pothole or other hazard, causes a cycling accident, there are legal avenues available for the affected individual to seek recourse and compensation. In such cases, it is important to gather evidence to support the claim.
Local and highway authorities must keep roads safe for bikers and other users under UK legislation. The injured party may launch legal action against the responsible authority if a road flaw or hazard caused the accident.
To file a claim, you must prove the road fault or hazard caused the accident. Photographs, witness testimony, medical records, and other pertinent proof are acceptable. Report the event to the appropriate authority immediately and retain all correspondence.
After gathering proof, it’s best to consult with a bicycle accident compensation specialist. They can aid with the claims process, legal advice, and case evaluation.
If you need legal advice that is tailored to your circumstances, please don’t hesitate to call 0808 100 9995 and speak to one of our specialist solicitors. We’re here to help. You can email us or schedule a callback.
Under certain circumstances, you may be eligible to seek compensation for bicycle damage sustained in a cycling accident. In order to do so, you must typically demonstrate that another party, such as a driver, pedestrian, cyclist, or a road defect, was at fault for the accident.
Gather evidence to support your case before filing a claim. This can include photos of the accident scene, any obvious damage to your bicycle, and contact information for any witnesses who were present. It is also critical to report the collision to the authorities, especially if anyone has been injured.
In addition to the damage to your bicycle, you may be able to seek compensation for any physical injuries experienced as a result of the accident. This can include medical fees, lost wages, and any other associated costs or losses.
It is best to seek legal counsel from someone who specialises in cyclist accident compensation before filing a claim. They can evaluate the merits of your claim and assist you throughout the claim procedure. It’s vital to remember that there are usually time constraints for filing a claim, so act quickly. For advice you can trust, contact CycleSOS on 0808 100 9995 and speak to one of our specialist solicitors. We’re here to help. You can email us or schedule a callback.