New website offers free legal advice for cyclists who have been injured on the roads

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A website has been set up to offer free legal advice for cyclists who have been injured on the roads in anything "from hit and runs to potholes".

'Litem is the brainchild of web developer, Alex Jeffcott, and cyclists simply need to complete an opening "triage" by answering questions about the incident they were involved in to receive advice, an evaluation of the likely payout, and a letter which can be sent to the other party stating the circumstances, liability, injuries and financial losses involved.

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