If you have had a cycling accident, the injuries you sustain can change your life forever. You may not be able to enjoy life like you did before, or work in the same job you once did. The impacts can be devastating.
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Often, the only way some people can regain some sort of normality is to make a claim for cycling accident compensation. If you decide to go this route, trust in the experience and passion of our lawyers to help unburden you from some of the problems you may be having and put you back in control of your life.
Bicycle accident lawyers
Shine Lawyers are cycling accident claim experts that work on a No Win No Fee basis; meaning you won’t have to pay our legal costs unless we win your claim at the end. The first consultation is always obligation free, so you will have peace of mind knowing more about your rights and ability to make a claim without getting too deep in the process.
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Our partnership with Cycling Australia
We have partnered with Cycling Australia to help support their work in advancing a culture of cycling in Australia and advocating for cyclists as a group. This partnership also gives us the opportunity to provide tailored legal advice to Cycling Australia members who’ve been injured on the roads. For more information on becoming a Cycling Australia member please click here.
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Common questions about Bike accidents and cycle crash claims
No two claims are the same and it is possible that you may be able to make a claim under different areas of law depending on your circumstances.
Speak to one of our lawyers as soon as possible following your accident and they will be able to give you a thorough idea of your rights and ability to make a claim.
It’s always best to seek legal help as soon as possible following a cycling accident, so that your rights are not lost due to a missed time limit.
The legal costs themselves depend on how complicated your case is and the work required to make your claim a success. A lawyer should be able to give you a good indication once they know a little bit more about your case.
Factors such as:
- Your age
- How bad your injuries are
- How much you have, or will lose in wages
- How much care you will need
- How much you have paid out of your own pocket
Once our lawyers know the ins and outs of your case they should be able to give you a good indication of what to expect, but it’s important we know the full scope of your injuries and the effect they will have on your life first.
Typically, it’s the insurance company of the person at fault that will pay you the compensation rather than the individual themselves.
- Medical and hospital expenses
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Help you have needed at home (paid or unpaid)
Our lawyers will be able to give you a really good idea of what can be claimed once they know the ins and outs of your case. Every case is different and there may be things unique to your situation that you can claim for.
Typically, a monetary value is placed on the gap between your life path before the cycling injury, and your life path since.
Our lawyers will be able to give you a good indication of how long the claim may take from the obligation free first consultation, where we will find out more about your case.
Most people making cycling accident compensation legal claims choose not to act for themselves and instead engage an expert compensation lawyer. The best compensation lawyers can provide the knowledge and experience required to help guide a case to a successful outcome.
It doesn't matter if you are located close or far away from a Shine Lawyers office - we will always provide the same, expert advice and manage your claim with the same level of quality and commitment.
Our compensation experts are in the following locations:
New South Wales
- Gold Coast
- Hervey Bay
- North Lakes
- Stones Corner
- Sunshine Coast
Click on the link below for more information about how we can help you.
Why you should choose us to handle your cycling accident compensation claim
Hear from some of our clients
History of Shine Lawyers
The Shine Lawyers team
Our lawyers also have accredited specialists in personal injury law across the nation:
Stuart Le Grand, Melbourne
Ron Kramer, Fairfield
Susan Newman, Sydney
Zlatko Mackic, Liverpool
Jodie Willey, Brisbane
Kathryn Rayner, Townsville
Melissa O'Neill, Brisbane
Michelle Wright, Springwood
Roger Singh, Brisbane
Simon Morrison, Brisbane
You will have your own go-to team, who are always available to chat and who understand that explaining things in plain English to you is important.
We provide all of our compensation legal services on a No Win No Fee Guarantee, which means you won't have to pay our legal costs unless we win your claim at the end.
Hear from some of our clients below who have been through the legal process with us.
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