Sometimes, it just is not possible to avoid an accident on the road. Even if you are a careful biker, you can easily become involved in a collision, if you encounter a negligent motorist. The injuries caused by motorbike accidents can range from cuts and grazes, to major life-threatening conditions. Undoubtedly, the biker will always come off worse in the event of an accident with a four-wheeled vehicle; they simply do not have the same level of protection as someone in a car.
As a biker, you will enjoy the sense of freedom that only two wheels can give. You will also find it easier to find a parking space and your running costs will be considerably less that someone who owns a car. So it is not surprising that more and more people are using this form of transport to get to and from work.
However, it is so important that you take your safety seriously. Make sure your bike is in good working order and always wear a helmet. Although it is not a legal requirement to wear leathers, they will offer some level of protection in the event of a collision.
Always be vigilant to the fact that motorists might not have noticed you on the road, and never ever break the speed limit. By doing this, you can help to reduce the risk of sustaining injuries caused by motorbike accidents.
Finding a lawyer to help with your claim for injuries caused by motorbike accidents
If you have been involved in an accident and it was caused by someone else, then you could be entitled to claim compensation. In fact, if the accident happened within the last three years, then you are legally entitled to seek justice.
For free initial advice and an estimate of what your claim could be worth, chat to an adviser at Accident Advice Helpline. We are the claim experts and we are proud to be one of the top law firms in the UK.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we work under the no-win, no-fee agreement and we never charge any up-front fees. We will handle your claim with the care and attention it deserves and we will work hard to help you get the maximum compensation for your injuries.
Chat to Accident Advice Helpline today
So if you have sustained injuries caused by motorbike accidents and you want to get your claim started, all you need to do is pick up the phone. Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.
You can also text, ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you back as soon as possible. Our initial advice is free.
Date Published: 12th January 2014
Author: David Brown