5 Figure Settlement For a Cyclist Struck By a Car

29 Apr 2024 | Laura Swaine
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Settlement for a cyclist hit by a car while crossing junction

Laura Swaine recently settled a claim for a cyclist who was knocked off their bike by a car while crossing a junction. Laura was able to recover a 5 figure settlement for the cyclist. The cyclist was in Richmond Park as he was cycling up a hill and a group of cyclists were coming towards him on the other side of the road. The Defendant, who was coming down the hill, suddenly moved into the path and collided into him.

Multiple fractures and post traumatic stress disorder

The cyclist suffered multiple fractures to the left shoulder which resulted in an operation. The cyclist also sustained multiple rib fractures and post traumatic stress disorder. The injury impacted on the cyclist hobbies and he ultimately decided to stop cycling.  The insurance company initially admitted primary liability but stated they would be reviewing whether or not the cyclist contributed to the accident.

Laura arranged reports from medical experts and rehabilitation

Laura arranged reports from several medical experts including a shoulder surgeon and a Consultant Psychiatrist to build up a full picture of the cyclist’s injuries and prognosis. Laura also arranged early rehabilitation to help the cyclist to recover. The cyclist believed that this rehabilitation was key to the progress of his shoulder recovery.

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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