Bicycle Accident Claims

Bicycle accident claims

Cyclists are some of the most vulnerable road users in the UK, with over 4,000 seriously injured on our roads in 2022 alone. Many accidents are completely avoidable, yet have a lasting impact on cyclists and their loved ones.

If you’ve been injured whilst riding your bike due to someone else’s negligence, you could be eligible to make a bicycle accident claim and receive the compensation you deserve.

Our founder Daniel Taylor has over 20 years of experience acting for clients who have been injured in avoidable bike accidents. We strive to give you peace of mind throughout the process, so you can focus on getting better while we ensure you receive the best possible outcome.

Why chose Daniel Taylor Solicitors?

20 Years Experience

Your claim will be handled by a solicitor with over 20 years experience in dealing with personal injury claims like yours.

24 Hour Response

We promise a response within 24 hours of any contact from you to ensure your claim is resolved as quickly as possible.

No Win, No Fee

We offer a genuine "No Win, No Fee" Agreement which means you do not pay anything if your claim fails

How much is a bicycle accident settlement in the UK?

Every case is unique it is very unlikely that any firm of solicitors will be able to confirm the exact amount of compensation you’ll receive following a bike accident.

Many claims websites will show boast compensation awards in the tens or hundreds of thousands of pounds but the reality is that those figures are reserved for cases involving catastrophic or life changing injuries.

At Daniel Taylor Solicitors, we don't make false promises. Instead, we work with you and the medical specialists to ensure that you recover from your injuries as quickly as possible and obtain the full amount of compensation you are entitled to.

The Guidelines for the compensation awarded are set by the Judicial College.

Typical accident injuries:
  • Head injuries 
  • Back injuries 
  • Leg injuries 
  • Arm injuries
  • Bruises
  • Facial injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Psychological harm

Bicycle Accident FAQS

What is a 'No Win, No Fee' cycling accident claim?

If you have been involved in an accident whilst cycling, contact us to arrange a free consultation. 

We will discuss the circumstances of the accident and, if we believe that your claim has "reasonable prospects of success", then we may be able to deal with your claim on a "Conditional Fee" or "No Win, No Fee" basis. If so, this means that provided you adhere to the terms of that agreement, you will not have to make any payment up front, and our charges payable by you are deducted from your compensation. 

How long will it take to receive compensation for my bicycle accident claim? 

All claims are different and it is not possible for any solicitor to provide an exact timeline for settlement of your personal injury claim. The time needed to obtain compensation following a cycling accident depends on:

  • The nature of the collision 
  • The extent of your injuries
  • Time it takes you to recover
  • Whether the driver accepts fault 
  • The details and documents we need to prove your claim

Some cases can be resolved within 90 days if the other driver accepts that the accident was their fault and your injuries are relatively minor. Other cases with more serious injuries or complex issues in dispute may take longer . Payment of your compensation is usually received around 4-6 weeks after the settlement has been agreed or awarded.

When can I make a bicycle accident claim?

As shown in the Limitation Act 1980, the time limits for a cycling accident claim are either:

  • three years from the date of the incident
  • three years from the date you became aware that the other driver's negligence caused or contributed to your injury (usually the date of the incident)
  • Until your 21st birthday if the accident occurred before you reached the age of 18

If you were injured during a traffic incident that wasn’t your fault and less than three years have passed, you can contact a specialist bicycle accident solicitors for advice on making a claim.

Make a bicycle accident claim through Daniel Taylor Solicitors

We know that making a cycling accident claim can be overwhelming, especially if you’re feeling shaken up after sustaining a nasty injury.

We aim to keep your journey as smooth and hassle-free as possible by offering expert advice every step of the way.

We’ll discuss your situation, and only move forward if we are confident you have a good chance of winning compensation.

Call or email us now to get expert legal advice on your bicycle accident claim.

"The whole process was stress-free and Daniel kept me updated throughout. He was professional yet friendly and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend him."

Client involved in an accident with an untraced driver

"Daniel was able to give me clear advice which we used to agree a compromise that all Parties were happy with"

Client defending a claim by a former business partner

Daniel Taylor

Managing Director