If you have been injured while riding your motorbike in an accident that was not your fault, then you may be eligible for compensation. It is in fact your legal right to compensation in the event that you are injured as a result of somebody else’s actions or inactions.
To help you better understand your rights, below you will find a series of frequently asked questions regarding motorcycle crash accident claims.
Can I claim if I came off my bike because of a poorly maintained road?
Yes. Under the circumstances your claim would either be with the local government or the authority responsible for said road. We have successfully processed many accident claims for motorcyclists injured because of potholes, fuel spillages and un-cleared debris.
Can I claim if I was the passenger on a motorbike?
Yes. Under the circumstances your claim will be with the party responsible for the accident in which you were injured. This may be the rider of the motorbike you were on, or another motorist or the local government as discussed above.
Can I claim if I did not receive any medical treatment for my injuries?
If you came off your motorbike it is highly likely that you will have received some form of medical treatment for your injuries. If you did not, such as if you picked yourself up and carried on, then it may still be possible to claim but you should seek specialist legal advice.
Can I claim if I was injured in a hit and run or if I was hit by an uninsured driver?
In the cases of hit and run accidents and uninsured driver accidents, you will not be able to make a claim with the other party. However, you can still make your motorcycle crash accident claims with the Motor Insurers’ Bureau under the circumstances.
How much compensation could I be awarded?
This depends on the extent of you injuries, your recovery period and how your injuries have and will affect your life. The worse your injuries are, then the more you can claim. You can also claim any financial losses related to your accident, such as missed wages and overtime.
How long doe motorcycle crash accident claims take to process?
We can process claims in as little as 6-8 weeks however the length of time your claim takes to process depends on the complexity of your claim. You also have to factor in the efficiency of the other side who have their own investigative and legal processes to follow.
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