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Compensation for Cyclist Injured by Car

19 August 2010

On the day of the accident the Defendant's car passenger opened his passenger door into our client’s path. The driver had pulled in where there were double yellow lines and railings on the pavement. Our client therefore had nowhere to go to avoid colliding with the passenger door. She sustained personal injury as a result. Following the cycling accident, our client sustained soft tissue injuries lasting six weeks but more significantly, a specific phobia which lasted ten months and prevented the client from cycling in the dark and in the winter months. Our expert cycling accident solicitors recovered the cost of gym membership within her damages as she wanted to keep her fitness up during the time she felt too anxious to cycle.