Last year a car knocked me off my bike and the driver and the insurance company accepted fault. I didn't accept the compensation from the insurance company - which was 325GDP. My bike was damaged and I had bumps and bruises, most lasting (3-4 months) was what my doctor described as ulna nerve injury, where I landed on my elbow causing numbness and tingling in my lower arm/hand. That has now gone, although I do get an achy elbow at times. I didn't receive any treatment for my injuries - in fact the GP said there wasn't any and that time was the antidote. The insurance company made me feel like a fraud because I couldn't produce the receipts for my 3 year old bike or the coat I was wearing (the insurance 'customer care' representative told me she kept all her receipts)! I don't think my injuries, which to be fair did not affect my work, were considered at all. It was more about not doing things that I usually do like pilates - and I haven't yet wanted/had the courage to get back on my bike. I did contact a few solicitors initially, but now think I might just try the small claims court. The thing is, apart from the repair of my bike, what's a fair claim?