Case Study Two: Paul Keown – Cyclist Crushed by HGV Claims Compensation

21st January 2016 by

Mr S was a keen cyclist; he would ride to work most days and was a member of a cycling group. Sadly this changed for him when a HGV failed to see him and turned left, crushing him and his bike.

Mr S sustained serious injuries to his right leg which was crushed. He was unable to work for many months and whilst he was able to make adjustments, ‎he was unable to ride a bike again.

The outcome of the case

Thankfully Mr S was fortunate enough to instruct a solicitor who was not only a specialist but also understood how the injuries had changed his life. Healy’s been there to advice upon the rehabilitation, both physical and psychological and appreciated not just the cost of the injury but also the lasting consequences of the event.

Mr S received additional compensation for the future cost of travel now that he was unable to ride his bike. He received guidance and advice‎ upon the cost of the changes he had been forced to take.

The settlement provided Mr S with a stable future. Mr S commented that Healy’s went further than he would expect from a solicitor, offering solutions, sharing information and were supportive of ‎his needs. He received a significant settlement.

Paul Keown, Partner at Healys amplified by stating “‎accidents where a cyclist is hit by a HGV sadly leave devastation and catastrophic damage. We are glad that we have the experience and specialist knowledge to provide the right income in these cases which can be complex.”

If you have suffered from a similar injury then please do not hesitate to discuss matters with one of the team today.

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