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Read a selection of case studies in which leading personal injury and clinical negligence firm Leigh Day and Co have provided a first class legal service to our members and case studies where third party claims have been settled on behalf of our members by British Cycling and their insurers.

Dependent upon your level of cover, your British Cycling membership provides you with legal and insurance benefits including Legal Support and Assistance (for members not at fault) and Third Party (Public) Liability Insurance (for members at fault or partly at fault).


Legal support and assistance - member stories

Vehicle ignores right of way

British Cycling member William Walsh successfully recovered damages in relation to a road traffic accident, which occurred on 6 August 2013. Read more

Vehicle flees scene of incident

British Cycling member Peter Hey successfully recovered damages in relation to a road traffic accident, which occurred on 8 August 2012, as he was cycling along Bury Road towards Rochdale. Read more

Path cut up

British Cycling member Mr Neil Linford-Relph was cut up as he was cycling along the A308, Upper Sunbury Road, Hampton, Middlesex. Read more

Hit from behind

British Cycling member Mr Phil Roker successfully recovered damages in relation to a road traffic accident when a third party vehicle drove into the back of him. Read more

"Thank you very much for your assistance, I am so happy that I joined British Cycling!"

British Cycling member Stuart Garrison was delighted with the professional service he received from Leigh Day & Co as he successfully recovered damages after a road traffic accident in January 2012. Read more

Crossroads collision

British Cycling member Mr Ian Herbert was hit by a third party who was travelling in the oncoming direction and turned right directly across the path of his bicycle. Read more

Vehicle fails to give way on right turn

British Cycling member Joanne Ness has successfully recovered damages in relation to a road traffic accident, which occurred as she was cycling along Alcester Road, Wythall, Birmingham. Read more

Hip injury after junction incident

British Cycling member Richard Stanton has successfully recovered damages in relation to a road traffic accident, which occurred on 1 August 2011, as he was cycling along Clements Hill Road in Studham. Read more

Clipped by motor vehicle side wing mirror

British Cycling member Simon Waldron successfully recovered damages after the Defendant’s passenger side wing mirror clipped Simon’s hand as he drove past, causing Simon to lose control of his bike and substain personal injury. Read more

Vehicle collides with rear of the bike

British Cycling member Ray successfully recovered damages when the Defendant drove into a collision with the rear of Ray’s bicycles a result of the impact Ray was thrown from his bicycle. Read more


Third party (public) liability insurance - member stories

Member collides with rear of vehicle

British Cycling has settled a claim for third party property damage on behalf of a Ride member in relation to an incident which occurred in February 2013 when he was involved in a collision with a parked vehicle. Read more

Member collides with car after skidding on a corner

British Cycling has settled a claim for third party property damage on behalf of a Ride member in relation to an incident which occurred in June 2013 when he was involved in a collision with a car. Read more

Member rides into rear of stationary vehicle

British Cycling has settled a claim for third party property damage on behalf of a Ride member in relation to an incident which occurred in March 2013 when he rode into the rear of a stationary vehicle. Read more

Hospital cash benefit following a fall from his bike

A British Cycling member has received a hospital cash benefit payment following an accident which occurred in February 2012. Read more

British Cycling settles claim for property damage to a third party’s vehicle

British Cycling has settled a claim for property damage behalf of a Race Gold British Cycling member in relation to a road traffic accident. Read more

Participant in a sportive is supported by British Cycling

British Cycling has settled a claim for property damage on behalf of a participant in a sportive. Read more

Claim for compensation for damaged property settled by British Cycling

British Cycling has settled a claim made against him by a third party for property damage following an incident which occurred in May 2011. Read more

Damages settled by British Cycling when one of its members lost control

British Cycling has settled a claim for third party property damage on behalf of a Ride member in relation to an incident which occurred in May 2012. Read more

British Cycling settles claim made against one of its members following a rear end collision

British Cycling has settled a claim for property damage on behalf of a ride member in relation to a road traffic accident which occurred in July 2011. Read more