Fatal Compensation Claims For Cyclist Who Got Killed In A Road Traffic Accident 2021


The death of a loved one can be devastating. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a motorcycle accident and wish to seek advice on your legal options, bike accident solicitors can help guide you through the process.

Types Of Claim

The Fatal Accidents Act 1976 currently fixes the sum for ‘bereavement damages’ at £11,800. In addition to bereavement damages, families can also look to claim for some or all of the following:

  • Funeral expenses
  • Damaged property
  • Earnings dependency
  • Loss of pension
  • Loss of benefits
  • Home and car maintenance
  • Childcare, gardening, or domestic assistance

Fatality Compensation Claims

Bike accident solicitors can help you through the following issues for fatality compensation claims

  • Your prospects of a successful claim
  • Anticipated levels of compensation
  • Dependency claims for the loss of financial support
  • Paying for funeral and other expenses
  • Life insurance claims
  • Guardianship/custody issues
  • Support from charities

Compensation Claim For Cyclists

Accidents involving bikes can vary from minor to debilitating. Common injuries as the result of an accident on a bike include scrapes and bruises, sprains, fractures, contusions, and even brain and spinal injury. Specialist solicitors regularly advise on serious injuries as well as lower limb injuries such as fractures, open wounds, contusions, sprains, and strains.

You should be provided the most appropriate treatment for your injuries through an extensive network of professional contacts. Your treatment should be accessible, be available locally, and work to your schedule. If you cannot travel because of your injuries, the solicitors will help to arrange treatment in your home.

The potential costs of treatment, even when taken through the National Health Service, can cause strain on your finances. As your health is the absolute priority following an accident, the solicitors will attempt to recover the costs of medical treatment if liability has been admitted by the person or organization you are claiming against.

Advice From Solicitors

Cyclists are at risk of accidents on a daily basis. Whatever the circumstances, the bicycle accident compensation Solicitors can give you advice on:

  • A cyclist’s chances of a successful claim, together with an explanation of the claims process
  • Guidance on levels of compensation
  • Claims for specialist medical aids and equipment
  • Advice in respect of private rehabilitation
  • Claims for professional care & support
  • Claims for adaptations to your home to assist mobility
  • Employment rights
  • Claims for loss of earnings
  • Bicycle repairs or replacements
  • Repairs or replacements for protective clothing or equipment
  • The potential of making claims on various insurances

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