An experienced cyclist from central London says he wouldn’t cycle anywhere without his helmet camera charged, after suffering two hit and run accidents within the last two years.
In 2015, Bott and Co’s Operations Manager Ann McLoughlin was cycling in the Manchester 100km race when she somersaulted off her bike at speed. She had to have facial stitches and struggled with great pain. Ann’s life was saved that day by her £50 helmet, so she cannot overstate the importance of helmets enough. 2019 is the first year she’s felt ready to take part in another race.
The Bott and Co Cycle Accident Team has secured a £30,000 personal injury compensation settlement for 30 year old Police Special Constable and claims handler from Stockport, Greater Manchester.
The Bott and Co Cycle Accident Team has secured a £45,000 personal injury compensation settlement for a healthcare worker and semi-professional cyclist from Durham who suffered serious facial injuries in a road collision
Bott and Co Solicitors have successfully negotiated compensation for Mr Meng, a university student from London who was knocked off his bike whilst on his way home from studying.
Bott and Co Solicitors have successfully negotiated compensation for injury, care and bike repairs for Miss L, a full time engineer who was injured when she was knocked off her bicycle by passengers getting off a bus that had not indicated, and was not parked at a bus stop.
Bott and Co Solicitors successfully negotiated a £17,000 compensation settlement for a cyclistwho was injured after being knocked off his bicycle by a car whilst crossing through an intersection.
Bott and Co Solicitors recovered £33,000 for a self-employed bricklayer from Milton Keynes after he was forced to take an early retirement from his job after he was left with long-term pain following a road traffic collision.
Bott and Co Solicitors recovered over £5,000 in damages for a businessman who was injured when the Audi he was travelling in collided with a tyre which had been shed from a lorry on a busy motorway.
Bott and Co Solicitors secured £6,000 for a fashion retail assistant who was left with moderate pain for two years after she was involved in a road traffic accident on 4th October 2011.
The claimant in this case suffered injuries and incurred significant financial losses as a result of a road traffic accident.
Being involved in an accident with the emergency services should be no different than if the accident were caused by a member of the general public.
It sounds like an obvious question, however if you delve a little deeper it is not entirely clear. There has been much debate between practitioners as to where the line is drawn. What difference does it make anyway?
Andrew Peters of Bott and Co’s Motorcycle Claims Team comments on a recent case involving a motorcyclist who was seriously injured whilst filtering along the outside of a line of stationary traffic.