If you are unfortunate to be involved in an accident whilst out on your bike there is a good chance that you will end up injured, possibly seriously. Whilst the initial medical treatment is vital without follow up care your recovery could be long and protracted. For this reason early access to medical care and rehabilitation is vital.
It is widely recognised that early medical care and rehabilitation will significantly increase your chances of making a successful recovery or, in the case of more minor injuries, will shorten the length of recovery. The quicker you recover means the quicker you can return to work, improve your quality of life and get you back in the saddle.
At Macks we recognise the key role that early rehabilitation and medical care plays. We will make an assessment of your injuries, including any medical care, rehabilitation and treatment needs, as soon as it is reasonable to do so.
We instruct the most appropriate and highly regarded Consultants who will help us to assess your needs and organise the best treatment. We will also seek early interim payments to fund your medical care and rehabilitation.
If you have suffered severe injuries (such as brain or spinal injuries) in your cycling accident then your rehabilitation and medical care needs may include engaging the services of a carer or nurse, making adaptations to your home, occupational therapy, alternative transport arrangements, medical treatment and help changing occupation. With more minor injuries you may simply need help accessing treatment such as physiotherapy.
Psychological injuries are also common following a cycling accident. Victims often develop a fear of returning to cycling on roads. We can help you to access appropriate psychological treatment, such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, or even help you to locate a riding partner to assist you overcome any psychological barriers that may otherwise hinder your return to cycling on the road.
No matter how severe your injury at Macks we will do our utmost to help you access the medical care and rehabilitation that your require to help get your life back on track following an accident. Call us on 0800 980 9390 or complete our contact form and one of our specialist cycle claim solicitors will be in touch.