The roads can be a dangerous place for motorbike riders. If you are hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim compensation.
Our team specialises in dealing with motorcycle accidents and can provide expert advice on your claim.
You have nothing to lose by getting in touch. If your case is not successful, you don’t have to pay a thing.
Almost a third of the catastrophic injuries sustained on Australian roads involve motorcycles, but such startling statistics do not mean riders are always at fault for accidents. If you need advice on compensation, contact Accident Claims Lawyers.
If you’ve been sidelined by an accident that wasn’t your fault, you deserve to be compensated and Accident Claims Lawyers can put you and your bike on the road to recovery.
Whether recovering the costs of medical bills or loss of earnings, our specialist staff will secure the necessary support you require.
To make a claim you need to show that you were not at fault, which is not always immediately clear or easy to demonstrate to insurance companies. Our legal team specialise in motorcycle accidents and know how to source and utilise the available evidence to provide a fair assessment of events.
Even when you can easily prove there was no fault, having a team of experienced legal professionals on your side will ensure you receive a fair settlement.
Whatever the circumstances, Accident Claims Lawyers will consider your account of events and advise on the validity of your case. Our initial consultations are free and will help you understand how much you may be entitled to and to decide on whether you want to proceed.
Should you do so, we will assist you through every stage of the claim, exploiting our understanding of the nature and causes of motorcycle accidents and the best support available to speed your recovery.
Medical Documentation: Keep records of medical treatments and bills.
Preserve Evidence: Keep photos, witness information, and any related documents.
Consult Legal Counsel: Seek advice from a lawyer experienced in motorcycle accident claims to protect your rights effectively.
Remember, laws and procedures may vary across different regions in Australia, so consulting with a local lawyer specialised in motorcycle accident claims is highly recommended.
Generally, there’s a time limit (limitation period) to file a claim. It’s essential to consult a lawyer promptly to adhere to these limitations.
Seek legal advice: A lawyer can explore options like government funds or pursuing the individual directly.
Medical expenses: Treatment, rehabilitation, ongoing care.
Lost wages: Compensation for time off work due to injuries.
Pain and suffering: Compensation for physical and emotional distress.
Property damage: Repair or replacement of the motorcycle.
Legal Guidance: Help navigate complex legal procedures.
Evidence Collection: Gather evidence to support your claim.
Negotiation: Advocate for fair compensation in settlements. Representation: Represent your interests in court if needed.
Head and brain injuries: Concussions, traumatic brain injuries.
Spinal cord injuries: Paralysis, nerve damage.
Fractures and broken bones: Arms, legs, ribs, etc.
Road rash and skin abrasions: Common due to lack of protection.
Helmet Use: Not wearing a helmet might affect the claim’s outcome, but it doesn’t necessarily bar you from seeking compensation entirely.
Injuries: Motorcycle accidents often result in severe injuries, impacting the compensation sought.
Insurance: Some insurance policies for motorcycles might differ from those for other vehicles.
Driver error: Failure to check blind spots, not giving motorcycles enough space.
Unsafe road conditions: Potholes, debris, or inadequate road maintenance.
Speeding: Excessive speeds can cause motorcycle accidents.
Alcohol or drug impairment: Impaired driving leads to motorcycle accidents.
Distracted driving: Using phones or being otherwise distracted while driving.
Safety First: Check yourself and others for injuries. Move to a safe location if possible. Contact Emergency Services: Call for medical assistance and police to report the accident.
Exchange Information: Get contact and insurance details from other involved parties.
Document the Scene: Take photos of the accident, vehicle positions, and any visible injuries.
Witness Information: Obtain contact details of witnesses if there are any.
Our expert team are on hand to discuss your case.
Simply fill out your details and we’ll be in touch to guide and support you through the next steps.