Cycling on roads can be a dangerous activity. Many cyclists and bike riders are unaware that they are entitled to the same rights to compensation as drivers. If you were riding your bike and obeying the road rules and safety standards and you were in a motor vehicle collision, you may be entitled to compensation. The extent of your claim will depend on several factors including the seriousness of the accident.
Can I claim compensation?
If you, as a cyclist, have been in an accident with a motor vehicle, you may be entitled to a compensation claim if you have been injured in Brisbane and Queensland by a:
- Collision caused by a moving car, truck or motorcycle
- Collisions with other cyclists
- ‘Car dooring’
What compensation can I claim?
If you have been injured by a motor vehicle while riding your bike on the road, you may be able to claim compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Care Assistance
All accident claims are different. Making a claim for compensation after a cycling accident can depend on a number of factors. At Zaparas Lawyers Queensland our expert motorcycling accident lawyers in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Upper Coomera will help answer all questions about your cycling accident claim. Zaparas Lawyers Queensland make the legal process effortless so that you can get your life back on track. We work on a no win no charge basis, so you won’t have the added financial stress of paying legal fees unless we win your claim.