As roads get busier and cars become more expensive to run, motorbikes are becoming increasingly popular. They are perfectly safe if they are ridden in a proper manner, and other road users are aware and courteous. When they are not they can cause a motorbike accident and the consequences can be horrendous.
You may well be wondering how does a motorbike accident occur if they are so safe, but research shows that in the majority of cases the accident occurs because of another road user.
The same rules apply to a motorbike accident as any other road traffic accident, so unless your motorbike is your first vehicle on the roads, you probably know what to do if you’ve been in a motorbike accident.
The consequences of a motorbike accident
The injuries suffered in a motorbike accident tend to be of a serious nature because of the lack of protection a rider has. There is no metal bubble to save you from injuries such as road rash, or biker’s arm, or any other injury. The symptoms of motorbike accident injuries such as these can be far worse than they sound, sometimes leaving permanent disfigurements or disabilities.
Treating motorbike accident injuries is not generally easy, and can be as painful for the victim as the injury itself, sometimes worse. The initial pain and suffering pales into insignificance when you consider some of the long term effects of being involved in a motorbike accident.
Motorbike accidents are no different to any other accident in the respect that if you were injured in one for which you were not to blame, you could be entitled to compensation.
If you want to know about claiming for a motorbike accident, you need advice from experts. At Accident Advice Helpline we specialise in personal injury claims, for all types of accidents and injuries. Our in-house lawyers are among the best in the industry, and you can rely on them to ensure you are awarded the maximum amount for your circumstances.
Our website is a mine of information about all aspects of claiming compensation, but if you would like to discuss your claim in detail, call our helpline and chat to our friendly advisors. They are here to help you. They will give you free claims advice, answer all your questions and explain about the cost of making a motorbike accident claim. Chatting to them puts you under no obligation to make a claim, the choice has to be yours.
There are several ways to get in touch with us. If you complete our 30-second test online, it lets you know if you qualify for compensation and gives you an estimate of how much you could be awarded. Then one of our advisors will call you to see if we can be of further assistance.
If you are using a landline you can call our freephone number, 0800 689 0500. If you are using a mobile you can either call us on 0333 500 0993, or text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you.
However you decide to get in touch, you owe it to yourself and your loved ones to make sure you do, and the sooner the better. In fact, you should give us a call today.
Date Published: 13th August 2016
Author: Lynne Bell