If you have suffered an accident as a cyclist, whether on the roads or on the footpath, you may have a claim for compensation even if the accident was your fault.
Shine Lawyers have expert injury lawyers across the country that have acted for many people who have suffered due to a cycling-related accident. Our lawyers provide legal services on a No Win No Fee* guarantee, which means you won’t have to pay our legal fees unless we win your case at the end.
Do I have a cycling accident claim?
If you have suffered an accident as a cyclist, there may be legal options available to you under Queensland and WA law. The extent of your rights and ability to make a claim depends on a number of factors, including the seriousness of your injuries and the effect it will have on your life.
If you have suffered serious injuries due to a cycling crash, it’s important you seek expert legal help as soon as possible, so that your rights are protected and that your ability to claim is not lost due to a missed time limit.
What is the cycling accident claims process in Queensland and WA?
If you have suffered a cycling accident and decide to pursue a claim for compensation, the process can be hard to wrap your head around at first. Every case is different, but the below image can help to give you an indication of how the process generally works and how you can access compensation after your cycling accident.
What can I claim cycling accident compensation for in Queensland or WA?
Depending on the circumstances of your cycling accident, you may be able to claim compensation for:
- Medical and hospital expenses
- Loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Help you have needed at home (paid or unpaid)
A lawyer will be able to let you know what you might be able to claim for once they know the facts of your situation. In most cases a monetary value is placed on the gap between your life path before the cycling injury, and your life path since.
Superannuation and Disability Insurance
If you are unable to work due to illness or injury you might be entitled to benefits through your superannuation or other insurance policies. We recommend speaking to one of our experts for a quick, obligation-free analysis of your situation to determine your rights and ability to make a claim..