Cycle Accidents

Cycle Accidents

A claim for cycling accident injuries can help you begin your journey to the best possible rehabilitation and recovery.

The numbers of cyclists killed or injured on Britain’s roads is on the rise; however, this is perhaps inevitable when cyclists remain vulnerable not only because of their physical exposure to impact forces but also because of poor cycling infrastructure.

Call Thompsons today for a free, no-obligation discussion of your accident, injuries and claim options. Our team is available on 0800 0891 331

Although cyclists can take steps to safeguard themselves with protective equipment, this is not always enough.

If you have suffered cycling accident injury, call Thompsons solicitors on 0800 0891 331 to discuss the possibility of making a No Win, No Fee claim.

Making a claim
Making a claim

If you or someone close to you has suffered injuries in a cycling accident, you will have lots of questions about making a claim. Thompsons can help you understand the process, including how long it will take, how much it will cost, statutory time limits and the important first steps.

Click here to find out more about the process and how we can help.

Common Cycling Accidents
Common Cycling Accidents

2014 DfT statistics reveal that more than half of drivers involved in an accident with a cyclist failed to look properly. However, nearly half of all cyclists admit similar inattention. This is hardly surprising, (RoSPA) says that human error is responsible for nearly three-quarters of all cycling accidents, particularly at junctions.

To find out more about cycling risk factors and how we can help you claim, click here.

Common Cycling Accident Injuries

Cycling is often the greenest and most convenient form of transport, but it also brings significant risk of head and brain injuries (around 75% of cyclist fatalities are caused by head injury). Other common cycle accident injuries include limb injuries, chest injuries, broken bones and spinal injuries.

If you or someone close to – for example, your son or daughter – has suffered injury in a cycling accident, we can help you claim. Click here to find out more about cycling injuries claims service .

Common Cycling Accident Injuries
Cycling Accidents in Scotland:
Cycling Accidents in Scotland:

Thompsons Solicitors is a leading personal injury firm with offices right across Scotland:

  • If you live in or around Glasgow, click here for more info.

  • For more information about how we can support your claim if you live in the Borders, click here.

  • To find out about the experienced cycling injury claim specialists in Edinburgh, click here.

  • For more info about claiming cycling accident compensation in Aberdeen, click here.

Edinburgh Tram related cycling injuries
Edinburgh Tram related cycling injuries

Edinburgh's tram network has proven to be uniquely hazardous to cyclists, with slippery tracks, poor lighting and poor signage all contributing to an unacceptably high cycling accident rate.

To find out more about claims for cycling accidents involving Edinburgh trams, click here.

Injured Cyclists in the Family
Injured Cyclists in the Family

What can a cycling accident claim help with if someone close to you has suffered serious, life-changing or fatal injuries in an incident caused by another’s actions?

To find out more about claiming when your loved one has lost capacity, claiming within time limits and breaking down compensation awards into special and general damages, click here.

Cycling injury FAQs
Cycling injury FAQs

Making a claim can seem daunting. That is why our team of solicitors has answered some of the most frequently asked questions relating to cycling accident claims. Find out about Thompsons No Win No Fee package, time limits, claiming from outside of Scotland and how you can fund your claim.

Click here to read our FAQs.

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