Being on the road doesn’t necessarily mean you are in a car. Having the freedom of your own vehicle opens many doors of opportunity and can take you on more direct routes to where you want to be.
Having a motorcycle is a liberating way to travel and can be useful to park at home as it takes up much less space than a car. However just like with cars motorcycles can be involved in accidents and you may need to hire compensation solicitors in Breakish.
Motorcycles And Accidents
Being motorists means that motorcycle riders have the same rights as any other drivers on the road no matter what vehicle they are in. Though a general consensus is that motorcycle owners have a different code for driving they are still entitled to make a claim if they are involved in an accident that was not their fault.
Compensation solicitors in Breakish say that injuries from motorcyclists can be more severe as they do not have the barrier of any framework so impact mostly contacts with them and not the vehicle. Depending on the severity of the accident reflects the amount of compensation that can be claimed for the accident but even if the rider was partially responsible a claim could still be made for a lower payout.
Compensation Solicitors In Breakish And Motorcycle Accidents
As with any accident on the road the same procedure of swapping insurance details still takes place. Where one party is too injured to conduct this measure the emergency services and solicitors in Breakish will take over and conduct these measures on the party’s behalf.
Collecting evidence from the scene of the accident is the same for all road accidents. The best form of evidence that can be used is photographs. Taken with either a camera or a mobile phone having photographs of the accidents scene can later give other parties such as a judge an insight into what happened at the time of the accident.
If you and your motorcycle have been in an accident on the road that was not your fault you could be entitled to some compensation.
Making a claim is not something you have to do on your own. Accident Advice Helpline have a team of highly experienced advisers and solicitors who can get you on the right track for making a claim so call us free on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 13th May 2014
Author: David Brown