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    Fatal motorbike accident


    Coping with a fatal motorbike accident

    There isn’t much in life that is more enjoyable and liberating than riding your motorbike on the open road, but unfortunately even in this time of improved road safety and awareness it can still be very dangerous especially due to poor quality or reckless driving from other road users. As such it is an upsetting fact that a fatal motorbike accident is one of the most common occurrences dealt with by traffic policemen in the UK on a day to day basis.

    Despite of the fact that the police do deal with these type of accidents on a fairly regular basis, if you come into contact with a fatal motorbike accident in your personal life it is a shocking and distressing experience. This is true for witnesses and bystanders, but most notably for the family and friends of the victim who have to cope with what is likely to be the most shocking and upsetting event of their lives, as well as being a tragedy that often arrives entirely out of the blue.

    Dealing with the initial emotional fallout

    The first major challenge for the loved ones of a victim of a fatal motorbike accident is to attempt to come to terms with their grief and distress in the wake of losing someone who they love.

    There is no one way to do this and the grieving process will be different and will last a different amount of time for every individual, but what everyone must keep in mind is the fact that it is normal and completely acceptable to grieve and that no one will judge you for being upset.

    Ensuring your Emotional and Financial Wellbeing

    As much as you may want to just grieve and to recover from the loss of a loved one, when you are a loved one of a victim of a fatal motorbike accident you must also consider how you will survive emotionally and financially without them.

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    If the accident was not the victim’s fault then your best course of action is to contact Accident Advice Helpline, whose friendly and professional helpline, that you can call on 0800 689 0500 – or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, is designed specifically to help you through the compensation claims process to advise you on how to ensure your financial survival in confidence and with no obligation to proceed.

    If you do decide to claim in the event of this kind of tragic accident, Accident Advice Helpline have years of experience to draw upon in order to make the process as simple and stress free as possible because they understand that you will still feel fragile and vulnerable at such a difficult time and their innovative 30-second test is a quick and easy way to calculate an estimated claims amount.

    Date Published: 24th July 2013

    Author: David Brown

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