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Home > News > Cycle accident compensation for two broken elbows

12th July 2012

Cycle accident compensation for broken bones

When the hit and run driver of a delivery lorry could not be traced, despite knowing the name of the company, our specialist road accident compensation lawyers began the process of making a claim for compensation against the MIB (Motor Insurers Bureau) on behalf of this client. Although the company was known, they refused to accept liability for our client’s cycling accident for some time.

However, through strong negotiation by our lawyers, and pressure from the MIB, we were eventually able to secure a five-figure sum from the lorry driver’s employer, after advising our client to reject two initial unsatisfactory offers.

Knocked off cycle by large delivery lorry

Our client was overtaken by a delivery lorry but the driver failed to allow sufficient distance before pulling back into the lane, knocking him off his bike. Unfortunately, our client was unable to take note of the registration number of the lorry, but with the help of police investigations we were able to trace the company involved, though not the identity of the driver, who had failed to stop.

Cycle accident injuries

Our client suffered a number of broken bones as well as soft tissue injury and lacerations to his body. As a result of these cycling injuries, our client was absent from work for some time, and was in considerable pain for many weeks. When he did return, he was only able to carry out light duties for several weeks.

Making a claim for cycle accident compensation

Our advisers will be happy to talk to you in plain English, explaining the compensation claims process, and provide you with expert legal advice to answer any questions you may have regarding your compensation claim.

Clear Answers’ lawyers are specialists in all types of road accidents including cycle accidents. We have teams of experts waiting to help you, should you decide to instruct us to represent you in your claim, whether you were in a work related road traffic accident, or on private business.

If you or a member of your family have been injured in a road traffic accident through no fault of your own, contact Clear Answers' personal injury solicitors on 0800 783 9019 and speak to one of our advisors who will be able to assess whether or not you have a claim. Alternatively fill out one of our online accident compensation claim forms and a representative will contact you as soon as possible.

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