It is generally accepted that riding a motorcycle can be extremely dangerous. Motorcyclists are most certainly amongst the more vulnerable of road users and usually an accident will involve a moderate to severe degree of personal injury.
The majority of the motorcycle accidents that we deal with involve other road users failing to see the bike. There are however many incidents involving poorly marked or defective road-works, potholes and spillages that all pose dangers for bike riders. Such incidents may well give rise to a claim being made against the negligent party. If you are a motorcyclist and have been involved in an accident – you may be entitled to make a road accident claim. We can tell you immediately whether you have a valid claim and what your prospects are for claiming personal injury compensation.
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Accident statistics for motorcyclists UK; In 2007, the number of serious casualties among motorcycle users increased to 6,737 (6,484: 2006). The all inclusive motorcycle casualty list for 2007 was up slightly to 23,459 (23,326: 2006)
If you make a motorcycle accident claim – you could be entitled to claim for:
This is a fair question and one that many motorcyclists feel guilty about asking. It is not an easy question to answer unfortunately because every accident injury is different. However we have provided the following guide based on our own statistics: These figures are based on our on awards that we have achieved for our clients and are for guidance only Injury
The Bikesafe initiative is a nationwide plan of action to reduce the number of motorcycle accident casualties by promoting safer riding. From the official website: “This popular and successful initiative has now received enthusiastic backing from Roadsafe Roadsafe is a road safety partnership of leading companies in the automotive and transport industries in Britain, the Government and road safety professionals.
It’s objective is to reduce deaths and injuries caused on the road and promote safer road use. Roadsafe is chaired by Steve Norris and is linked to the Prince Michael Road Safety Awards Scheme. Official statistics: In 2006, the number of casualties among motorcycle users increased by 5% to 599. The all inclusive motorcycle casualty list for 2006 was 23,326 down 6% – read more.
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