With an increased number of cyclists using Queensland bike paths and roadways, the frequency of cycling accidents resulting in personal injury has increased. Typically, the result of these accidents is that the injured cyclist is left unable to work and wondering what options are available to them.
Here at Gouldson Legal our team are expert bicycle accident lawyers that specialise in Queensland cycling accident claims. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury as the result of a cycling accident, our team can help.
With local and regional councils struggling to develop appropriate infrastructure to keep cyclists safe on our roads, it’s important cyclists have someone on their side to protect their rights when the worst happens through no fault of their own.
While Cycling Australia and Cycling Queensland lobby for legislative changes, Gouldson Legal specialise in pursuing cycling accident claims within the CTP insurance and public liability schemes.
We can help if you were injured in any way in the following situations:
- Bicycle and motor vehicle accidents resulting in injury;
- Injuries caused by cycling – “dooring” incidents;
- Unsafe bikeway infrastructure;
- Bike courier accidents;
- Any other bicycle accident resulting in injury on either a Queensland roadway or in a public place.
In the event of an accident, your finances can be one of your biggest concerns – especially if you are unable to work. That’s why it’s comforting to know that all our claims (yours included) are run under our No Win, No Fee, No Problems Guarantee.
Bicycle Accident Compensation Claim Process in QLD
Cycling accident claims that involve a bicycle rider being injured by a motor vehicle are governed by the Queensland CTP insurance scheme. One of our expert bicycle accident lawyers will consider the circumstances of your cycling crash and provide you with further advice regarding your prospects of successfully pursuing a claim.
Injuries resulting from accident’s involving bicycles in public places – other than on roadways – are covered by the public liability insurance scheme. Such incidents include collisions with other unregistered bicycles, pedestrians, or unsafe paths or bikeways.
In both of these circumstances, there are specific time frames within which you must commence a claim.
In order to understand whether you have a claim it is best to consult one of our bicycle accident lawyers. They will review your claim for free and, if a claim is in your best interest, they will always act for you under our No Win, No Fee, No Problems Guarantee.
Calculating Cycling Accident Compensation in QLD
The compensation you will be able to claim following your cycling accident depends on a range of factors. Typically, your final amount is intended to compensate you for your past losses and your anticipated future losses.
This final compensation amount contemplates things such as: pain and suffering, past and future loss of income, medical and rehabilitation expenses and other out-of-pocket expenses.
It’s best to contact us and speak with one of our bicycle accident lawyers about compensation recoverable for loss resulting from bicycle accident injuries.
Mobile Bicycle Accident Lawyers
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We understand that you are likely in ongoing pain and struggling with the daily challenges of life post-accident. To ensure the entire legal process is as stress-free as possible, our lawyers will always happily come to you – either at the hospital, your home or a local café – wherever is easiest for you.
If you prefer to meet in one of our offices, you are always welcome at our head office in Brisbane CBD, or you and your lawyer can arrange an appointment at one of our many visited offices.
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