Duncan Lewis is a leading firm of personal injury and Legal Aid solicitors and can advise on no win no fee claims for bike couriers injured at work.
Injuries sustained in bike and motorbike accidents can be some of the severest among road traffic accidents because of cyclists’ and motorcyclists’ exposure to other vehicles.
Bike and motorbike couriers may be working as employees, contractors or sole traders – but if cyclists and motorbike riders are injured in an accident which was the fault of another road user or party, a no win no fee claim can be made against the insurer of the party liable for the accident or injury.
Employers should also provide bike couriers with personal protective equipment (PPE) and make sure they have training in lifting and carrying loads safely.
Accidents bike couriers can claim for include:
Injuries bike couriers sustain in accidents may be minor or severe – or lead to permanent disability. Claims can be made for:
Claims for bike couriers injured at work fall under the area of law known as personal injury.
Personal injury claimants usually have three years from the date of the injury to make a compensation claim for injury sustained in a bike courier accident.
Claims can sometimes be made outside the three-year limitation period, however.
Because of the limitation period for personal injury claims, it is important to seek legal advice from Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors as soon as possible if you are injured working as a bike courier.
Family members can call Duncan Lewis for advice on making a claim if a loved one has been injured in accident while working as a bike courier and is still recovering in hospital.
Compensation for bike courier accidents and injuries at work includes:
Compensation paid to bike couriers injured at work would usually be paid by the insurance company of the party liable for causing the injury – such as the insurance company of another road user or an employer’s insurance company.
Low-value road traffic accident (RTA) claims between £1,000 and £10,000 can be fast-tracked through the RTA Claims Portal.
Your Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitor will keep you fully informed at all stages of the case.
Most compensation claims for bike couriers injured at work are settled out-of-court – Duncan Lewis personal injury lawyers negotiate hard to get the best settlement for you.
But if a court hearing is necessary, Duncan Lewis instructs leading barristers who specialise in personal injury cases and bike courier claims, to make sure you have the best legal representation possible.
Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors have a successful track record in claims for cycle accidents injuries and claims for bike courier accidents.
Contact Duncan Lewis for free advice on making a compensation claim for injuries sustained while working as a bike courier by calling 020 7923 4020.