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Claiming compensation for your motorcycle crash
motorcycle accident claims Scotland
Motorbike accident Scotland are usually caused by poorly maintained roads or other vehicle drivers being reckless with their driving. However, sometimes motorcyclists are also at fault, but compensation can be made even if there is no other person or party present. Causes of a motorcycle accidents Claims Scotland
motorcycle accidents can occur in various ways, including:
- the sudden opening of car doors
- vehicles that cut off or fail to give way to motorbikes
- vehicles who hit motorcyclists from behind
Regardless of the situation, if you are an innocent victim of any motorcycle accident Claims Scotland , you are eligible to claim compensation. If you want to claim, contact our legal advisor for free.
Can you claim?
The principles are simple, and no one can tell you for sure until you have discussed to a legal advisor about your case. If you meet the criteria given below, you got yourself a claim.
- Did your accident occur in the last three years?
- Was somebody else at fault for it?
- Did you sustain injuries as a result of the accident?
- If your answer is, call our legal adviser for free.
How to know if someone else was to blame for your accident?
Deciding on whom to claim against will depend on the circumstance of your accident. Although it is challenging to figure out because of fast driving. However, CCTV photos, bodycam, victim statements, or police reports can help.
Motorcycle accident caused by poor road maintenance
Like other road users, motorcyclists can also get injured in an accident caused by poor road conditions, unclear junction markings, and unfavorable weather conditions. Nothing be done about bad weather, but we can do something about poorly maintained roads. According to the Highways Act 1980, highway authorities’ responsibility is to make sure roads are safe. This duty also involves:
- Clearing spillages and removing debris from roads.
- Putting out warning signs for hazards if they can’t be fixed immediately.
- Repairing potholes or signposting them.
- Ensuring the roads are secure for general usage.
- If these legal duties are breached, the highway agency can be held to blame for your accident. A similar rule for private roads too.
- Things you need to prove if you want to make against a highway authority:
- Owed you an obligation of care
- Breached their duty of care
- That you were injured as a result
After suffering from your injury, you don’t need to worry about collecting all the evidence yourself – your lawyer will help you claim to get compensation.
Making a claim (motorcycle accident claims Scotland)
Seeking medical attention is not only a necessary step to take but can provide supportive evidence for your claim too. There are some steps that anyone involved in a motorcycle accident Claims Scotland could take. these steps include:
- victim statement
- medical record
- police record
- CCTV footage or cameras
- receipt of costs
Claiming for a fatal motorcycle accident
If your loved one has been fatally injured in an accident, it is vital to seek expert legal help and advice. Although any amount of money can not ever compensate for your loss, surviving family members mustn’t suffer financial pressures after the death of your close one.
- Bereavement (i.e., grief.)
- Dependency – if you relied on them financially.
- Funeral expenses.
- Making a police report after an accident.
- According to the Road Traffic Act 1988, if your loved one is involved in a motorcycle accident and got injured, you must:
- Stop and remain at the scene for a reasonable period.
- Give your detail to anyone with reasonable grounds for asking for that information.
- Report the accident at a police station
- You should also tell the police if the accident:
- Has caused a blockage in the road.
Rules for motorcyclists
Highway Code for motorcyclists:–
- wear helmet
- Never carry more than one passenger.
- Provisional license.
- Making yourself as visible as feasible from the side and rear.
- When you were riding a motorbike at night, you must wear reflective clothing.
- Maintaining full vigilance on all sides when maneuvering in traffic.
Making a joint claim for damage to you and your bike
It is more often than along with you, and your motorbike was also damaged. So, you are eligible to claim for your bike damage and your private injury.
Claiming for a hit and run accident
The word hit and run is used to describe an accident where the one responsible for the accident flees from the accident scene, and despite reasonable efforts, the vehicle cant be traced. In that case, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) will pay your compensation. MIB is an organization set up to provide compensation to individuals injured in a hit-and-run scenario.