Cyclist Struck By a Car From Behind

29 Apr 2024 | Laura Swaine
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Cyclist struck by a car obtains a £40k payout

Laura Swaine recently settled a claim for a cyclist who was struck by a car from behind. Laura was able to recover in the region of £40,000 for the cyclist.

Car ran over the cyclist foot at a T junction

The cyclist, an army officer, had been cycling to work. He had stopped at a T junction and preparing to turn left once the road was clear for him to do so. The Defendant drove up beside him and stopped. The Defendant suddenly moved forward and ran over the cyclists right foot.

The cyclist suffered serious fractures to his right foot

The cyclist suffered serious fractures to his right foot which required surgery and for him to be non weight bearing for a period of time. The insurance company accepted liability and were eager for an early settlement.

Laura arranged reports from several medical experts and a settlement was accepted

Due to the cyclist career Laura needed to see how his rehabilitation would pan out and how this injury may affect him in the future. Laura arranged reports from several medical experts including a specialist foot surgery and a podiatrist to build up a full picture of the cyclist’s injuries and prognosis. The cyclist accepted a settlement which he was delighted with.

Osbornes Law specialises in cycle accident claims, helping cyclists who have been injured following a collision. The firm is the legal partner to the London Cycling Campaign (LCC).

Contact us to make a claim

If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence our personal injury solicitors can help you secure the compensation you deserve. Contact us today to discuss your claim. Call 020 7485 8811 or fill in the contact form below.

About Laura Swaine

Laura was recently ranked as a ‘Associate to Watch’ in Chambers and Partners. Laura specialises in serious injuries and fatal accidents as it accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

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