Motorcycles are the perfect way to get from A to B with speed. A lifestyle all of their own, these cycles offer the freedom which many other vehicles are simply too big to offer.
However with this freedom the increased risk of accidents is a price to pay. Being able to zip around the roads with ease is great for skipping traffic, however lane jumping, amongst other habits, can prove to be very dangerous. This is where making a motorcycle accident claim in Stockport could become difficult.
Motorcycle habits and accidents
Making a claim for compensation means that you were not responsible for the accident in which you were injured. However if you were driving dangerously by jumping through lanes and skipping the traffic, there may be a chance that it was you that caused the accident. In this scenario it is unlikely that you will win the compensation you are fighting for.
However if your injury is caused by another vehicle which did not indicate or was driving recklessly itself, there may be a better chance of winning the motorcycle accident claim in Stockport case for compensation.
A motorcycle accident claim in Stockport and the compensation payout
Depending on the severity of the accident the amount of compensation money you will be awarded will differ. If your motorcycle is written off you are likely to receive a larger payout than if you need to repair a simple paint job on your vehicle.
Throughout the case your legal representative will update you and discuss the motorcycle accident claim in Stockport in terms of compensation money. Although you may have some input in to how much compensation money you want to fight for, the total amount is not infinite and will only reflect a just amount for any damages incurred.
If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident that was not your fault you may be entitled to some compensation money. Making a claim is not something you need to do on your own so give us a call at Accident Advice Helpline.
We have a team of friendly advisers who can answer any of the questions you have regarding your claim as well as guiding you in the right direction to make a start on your claim. It’s free to call us so get in touch today on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 23rd June 2013