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Motorbike Accidents

Claiming compensation for your motorcycle crash

Unfortunately, many motorcyclists are subject to poor treatment on our roads. Most of the road users perceive motorcyclists to be a nuisance, and often do not take good care of them, despite their vulnerable state.

Motorbike accidents are usually caused by outer reasons, so they can be eliminated if roads were properly maintained or other vehicles were more cautious with their driving. However, sometimes motorcyclists are also at fault, but compensation can be made even if there is not directly another person or party present.

Causes of a motorcycle accident

Motorcycle accidents can occur in various ways, including:

The sudden opening of car doors

Vehicles who cut off or fail to give way to motorbikes

Vehicles who hit motorcyclists from behind

Regardless of the situation, if you are an innocent victim of any motorcycle accident you are eligible to claim compensation. If you want to make a compensation claim claim, contact a legal advisor for free on  .

Can you claim?

The principles are simple, no one can tell you for sure until you have discussed your accident circumstances with a legal advisor. If you meet the criteria given below you got yourself a claim; 

Did your accident occur in the last three years?

Was somebody else at fault for it?

Were you injured as a result of the accident?

If your answer is, call a legal adviser for free on  .

How to know if someone else was to blame for your accident

Whom to make a claim against will depend on the circumstances of your accident. although it is very difficult to figure out because of fast driving. However, CCTV photos, bodycam, victim statement or police report can help.

Motorcycle accident caused by poor road maintenance

Just like other road users, motorcyclists can also get injured in an accident caused by poor road conditions, unclear junction markings, and unfavorable weather conditions. Nothing can be done about bad weather, but we can do something about poorly maintained roads.

According to the Highways Act 1980, it is the responsibility of highway authorities to make sure roads are safe. This duty also involves:

If these legal duties are breached, the highway agency can be held to blame for your accident. A similar rule for private roads too.

Things you need to prove if you want to make against a highway authority:

After suffering from your injury, you don’t need to worry about collecting all the evidence yourself – your lawyer will help you from claiming to getting compensation.

Making a claim

Seeking medical attention is not only a necessary step to take but can provide supportive evidence for your claim too. There are a number of steps that anyone involved in a motorcycle accident could take. these steps include:

Claiming for a fatal motorcycle accident

If your loved one has been fatally injured in an accident, it is important to seek expert legal help and advice. Although any amount of money can not ever compensate for your loss, it is necessary that surviving family members don’t suffer financial pressures after the death of your close one.

Eligibility:-

Making a police report after an accident.

Rules for motorcyclists

Highway Code for motorcyclists:-

Making a joint claim for damage to you and to your bike.

It is more often than along with you, your motorbike was also damaged. so, you are eligible to claim for your bike damage and your private injury.

Claiming for a hit and run accident

The word hit and run is used to describe an accident where the one who is responsible for the accident flees from the accident scene, and despite appropriate efforts, the vehicle can not be traced. In that case, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB), will pay your injury compensation. MIB is an organization set up to provide compensation to individuals injured by a hit and run.