Cyclist knocked from bike by van at a junction

Cyclist knocked from bike by van at a junction

Our client from Berkshire was cycling on the main road when without warning, a commercial vehicle emerged from a junction and knocked him off his bike.

Our client from Berkshire was cycling on the main road when without warning, a commercial vehicle emerged from a junction and knocked him off his bike.

As a result of the accident the client suffered injury to his knee along with associated cuts and bruising. His bicycle and other belongings were damaged beyond repair. The claimant was employed as an upholsterer and his injuries left him unable to work for 3 weeks following the accident.

Following expert examination and the preparation of a medical report the client was referred for an MRI scan. The results confirmed that the cyclist was suffering from a tear of the medial meniscus (cartillage inside the knee) and the client was treated with a course of physiotherapy.

The client was awarded £12,750 in compensation for his injuries and financial losses including loss of earnings.