While motorbikes are great to ride around on, scooters can be more practical for some people. Women may sometimes find them more convenient, while younger riders who are unable to ride bigger bikes can get started on a scooter.
Of course there is always some degree of risk involved with regard to riding your scooter on the roads. You have to be observant and able to focus on your surroundings so you can stay safe. Even when you are good at this however, you can never tell what is going to happen around you. Other people on the road may not be as astute and observant as you.
These accidents can happen when someone does not pay proper attention to what is going on around them. Additionally, some people may decide to drive or ride faster than they should – faster than the speed limit allows. While very few people ever put others at risk on the roads, it can still happen. If it does, it could potentially lead to an accident where you might be injured.
Scooter accident compensation can range from smaller sums to far more significant ones. A lot will depend on the nature of the accident and how badly you were injured. Multiple injuries might incur a greater payout if it can be proven someone else was at fault. Severe injuries will often lead to a greater payout as well, particularly if long-term care is required from that moment on.
How can you find out whether scooter accident compensation is payable?
The best way to learn the answer is by speaking to a professional injury compensation lawyer. Accident Advice Helpline might be able to pair you up with someone in your area but you need to get in touch with us first. Calling us is easy on 0800 689 0500. This is a free number and you won’t and we can provide no-obligation advice right away.
Our lawyers work on a no win, no fee* basis, so you are in complete control the whole way. You can get on with recovering from your injuries while your lawyer determines the facts and helps you move towards making a compensation claim if this is a likely outcome. Trust in the assistance we can give you and see if our team here at AAH is going to help you as well.
Date Published: September 24, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead