How to find out more about compensation for motorbike accidents
Having a motor cycle is a great hobby. It is something which gives you a feeling of the utmost freedom and you feel that you are the king or queen of the road. Even though bikers now have to wear crash helmets, there is no getting away from the fact that motor cyclists are vulnerable, as their bodies do not have the protective support of a car.
The other reason the biker is so much at risk is the fact that they cannot be seen as easily as someone in a car. It takes only a second for you as a biker to think that you can overtake a car but if the driver has not checked their mirror properly and pulls out, everything can go black.
Losing a limb
You wake up in hospital having little recollection of what happened; it was all so fast and just a blur. That is just the beginning; when the news is broken to you that you have lost the bottom part of your leg, you might feel as if your life is over even if you are a young person. Losing a limb or part of a limb is traumatic and will take a lot of lifestyle adjustments whilst you get used to it. Getting compensation for a motorcycle accident will not take your pain away, but it might help ease your financial burden until you put your life back together again.
If you have been in a motorcycle accident within the past three years which was not your fault, you might want to find out more about compensation for motorbike accidents. The first step to take is to telephone Accident Advice Helpline. We are a law firm for personal injury compensation.
Our 30-second test
A trained adviser will guide you through a 30-second test which will establish whether or you are likely to get compensation for motorbike accidents. After that, an online calculator will estimate how much compensation for a motorcycle accident you may get if an accident solicitor represents you and wins. This would be on a no-win, no-fee basis. All the solicitors who work with Accident Advice Helpline operate on these terms.
If you would like to find out if you might be entitled to compensation for motorbike accidents, you can telephone Accident Advice Helpline and chat to an adviser. The number is 0800 689 0500 (landline), or from your mobile phone on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 28th August 2013
Author: David Brown