Road Traffic Accidents Claims

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Introduction to Road Traffic Accidents

At AClaim our legal experts, and their families seek compensation for a variety of road traffic accidents and incidents that can lead to injuries ranging from minor to life-altering.

Your life can be drastically altered by a road traffic accident.

Besides physical trauma, being hurt suddenly and unexpectedly can cause psychological shock.

It takes time for road accident injuries to heal. In some cases, they could cause permanent damage, life-changing problems, or even be life-threatening.

There is nothing we can do to take away what you have been through, but we can assist you in making a no win no fee claim for a traffic accident.

It is our goal to help you obtain the recovery support and compensation you deserve after an accident caused by the negligence of another person.

Our success depends on our ability to understand the impact of events on you, your family, your work life, your home life, and your future.

Whether your injury is temporary or permanent, we’ll help you get things back on track.

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident, we can typically recover compensation for the following:

  • Injuries to you
  • The cost of medical care
  • General expenses
  • Earnings loss
  • Help with the MIB (Motor Insurers Bureau), which is needed when the other driver is uninsured
  • A replacement vehicle, any repairs needed, or the loss of and use of your own vehicle
  • Excess insurance

Types of Road Traffic Accidents

Car Accidents

In 2020, when fewer vehicles were on the road, 42% of road deaths involved car occupants. A car accident seriously injured nearly 4,000 adults between the ages of 25 and 59. Source: Department for transport

With around 80% of all road traffic in the UK being car traffic, it comes as no surprise that car occupants make up the highest number of road deaths.

Motorbike Accidents

Males are involved in 92% of all motorbike accidents, with Friday being the most dangerous day. Source: Department for transport

Motorcycle registrations in the UK increased by 1.27 million in 2020, while fatal accidents decreased by 30%.

On average, there are 21,000 motorbike accidents each year, 80% of which are caused by negligence.

However, the negligence isn’t necessarily the fault of the riders or drivers. Defects, debris, potholes, and oil spills can contribute to highway accidents.

84% of road casualties involving a motorbike involved a car as well. Poor turning, manoeuvring and failure to anticipate the bike’s movement were the most common causes of accidents.

Bus Accidents

With nearly 4.5 billion bus journeys made across the country in 2021, the vast majority of bus trips are completely safe and incident-free. However, accidents do happen.

It is common for passenger accident claims to involve head and neck injuries. Although spinal cord and back injuries are rare, emotional trauma can result in a variety of symptoms.

It is not just passengers who are at risk, but pedestrians and other road users as well.

According to the Department for Transport, in 2021 there were 1,774 reported bus and coach casualties across the UK. Source: Department for transport

Bicycle and E-Bike Accidents

Over 6.5 million cyclists use UK roads each year, with only one cyclist killed every year, 33 seriously injured, and 103 slightly injured.

An injury claim can be filed if a person is injured on a bike due to things such as a bicycle component failure, a collision with another road user, or being thrown from their bicycle after hitting debris or potholes.

The main cause of bicycle accidents on the road is often the result of a collision with a motor vehicle.

According to data from the Department for Transport in the UK, the most common cause of bicycle accidents is failure of the driver to see the cyclist, particularly at junctions.

Other causes of bicycle accidents include poor road design, such as the lack of dedicated cycle lanes or the presence of obstacles such as potholes, and driver behaviour, such as speeding, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and reckless or careless driving.

33 cyclists are seriously injured, and 103 slightly injured each year. Source: cyclinguk.org

E-Bikes

With the rise of convenience and government schemes, e-bikes are becoming more popular.

The study by Shimano found that 38% of people who answered and participated said they used e-bikes as an alternative to public transportation.

There is, however, also the inevitability of more incidents with this increase in popularity.

For example, a study in the Netherlands found that accidents and injuries on eBikes have increased on bike-friendly Dutch roads. This resulted in eBike riders being 1.6 times more likely than ordinary cyclists to visit A&E than others.

Some of the most common reasons for e-bike accidents include:

  • Rider error, such as loss of control or failure to properly assess road and traffic conditions
  • Lack of proper training or experience with e-bikes
  • Rider impairment (e.g. alcohol or drug use)
  • Vehicle defects, such as malfunctioning brakes or poor tire maintenance
  • Poor road conditions
  • Collision with other vehicles or pedestrians

What is the time limit for claiming compensation for Road Traffic Accident (RTA) injuries?

In order to file a claim for a road traffic accident, generally you must do so within 3 years of the incident taking place.

This timescale may differ if the accident involves fatalities or if the person who has been injured has been mentally impaired.

Injured children must make a claim no more than 3 years after their 18th birthday.

In these cases it’s important to contact us as soon as possible if you have suffered a road traffic injury.

We can then start your claim to recover any compensation you are entitled to so you can start to rebuild your life.

Making a Road Accident Claim

At AClaim, our specialist road traffic accident lawyers, we have handled countless successful cases across the UK, including vehicle accidents involving motorcyclistscyclists, pedestrians, e-bikes and electric scooters.

Following an accident, our experienced personal injury lawyers will provide you with empathetic and professional service. 

Contact us for today a no-obligation assessment or call 0151 601 8543.

Road Traffic Accidents: Deciding on Making a Claim for Compensation

Assessing the need for compensation after a RTA

If you’ve been injured or suffered damages as a result of a road traffic accident (RTA), you may be entitled to compensation. However, many people who have a valid legal claim do not pursue it for a number of reasons.

In this article, we will explore the reasons why people might not make a claim for personal injury or accidents.

1 Believing their injuries or damages are not severe enough to warrant a claim

Some individuals may not pursue a claim because they do not believe their injuries or damages are severe enough to warrant legal action. However, it’s important to remember that any injury or damage caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing may entitle you to compensation.

It’s always best to consult with a legal expert who can evaluate your case and provide guidance on whether you have a valid claim.

2 Not knowing they have a legal right to make a claim

Many people are unaware that they have a legal right to make a claim for personal injury or accidents. If you’re unsure whether you have a legal claim, it’s important to speak with an personal injury lawyer who can evaluate your case and provide guidance.

3 Uncertainty about the claims process or legal system

The legal system can be complex and overwhelming, which may discourage some individuals from pursuing a claim. However, an experienced personal injury lawyer can guide you through the claims process and explain the legal system in a way that is easy to understand.

4 Concerns about the cost of hiring a lawyer or pursuing legal action

Another reason people may not pursue a claim is concerns about the cost of hiring a lawyer or pursuing legal action. However, many personal injury lawyers work on a non-win, no  fee basis, which means that they only get paid if you win your case. This can help alleviate some of the financial concerns associated with pursuing a claim.

5 Feeling that the process may be too time-consuming or emotionally draining

Pursuing a claim for personal injury or accidents can be a time-consuming and emotionally draining process. However, with the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer, you can focus on your recovery while they handle the legal aspects of your case.

6 Lack of evidence to support their claim

A lack of evidence such as witnesses or dash cam footage to support your claim can make it difficult to pursue legal action. However, a personal injury expert can help gather evidence and build a strong case on your behalf and it may still be possible to claim compensation even if the other driver is unknown.

7 Feeling guilty or responsible for the accident

Some individuals may not pursue a claim because they feel guilty or responsible for the accident. However, even if you believe you are partially responsible, you may still be entitled to compensation for the damages you have suffered.

8 Trusting the responsible party to do the right thing and compensate them fairly

Trusting the responsible party to do the right thing and compensate you fairly may seem like the easier option, but it’s important to remember that insurance companies and other responsible parties are often more concerned with their own bottom line than fairly compensating you for your damages.

9 Not wanting to cause conflict or upset a friend or family member who may be responsible for the accident

Finally, some individuals may not pursue a claim because they don’t want to cause conflict or upset a friend or family member who may be responsible for the accident. However, it’s important to remember that you are entitled to compensation for your damages.

10 Fear of retaliation or losing their job

In the case of an accident at work, one of the most significant reasons why people may not pursue a claim is the fear of retaliation or losing their job. This is particularly true for individuals who work in industries where whistleblowers or individuals who speak out about unsafe working conditions face retribution. If you are concerned about retaliation or losing your job, it’s essential to speak with a lawyer who can advise you on how to proceed without putting yourself at risk.

Get in touch with our specialist personal injury lawyers

If you’ve been involved in an accident, the first step in getting help is seeking expert advice.

Our team are here to provide you with a confidential and compassionate space to share your experience. We’ll be able to assess if you are eligible to file a claim for your injuries.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free, non-obligatory advice.

Expert Legal Assistance For E-Scooter Accident Claims

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Electric Scooter Accidents 

Electric scooters, also known as e-scooters, are not currently legal to use on public roads in the UK. Using privately-owned e-scooters on public highways is prohibited and illegal under existing regulations.

Only rented e-scooters with insurance and a maximum speed limit of 15.5mph can be used legally on the road or cycle path.

It is essential for e-scooter riders to understand these regulations to avoid accidents and legal complications.

In May 2022 the UK government announced plans to legalise e-scooters on public roads, pave the way for rental schemes, and make it possible for e-scooters to be used on cycle lanes and tracks, however, these plans are still under review.

Given their small size and relatively high speed, e-scooters can be difficult for other road users to see, which can increase the risk of accidents.

Additionally, the lack of protective gear, such as helmets, can also contribute to the severity of injuries sustained in an e-scooter crash.

E-Scooters pose similar risks to those of traditional bicycles, such as collisions with pedestrians, other vehicles, and obstacles in the road.

Riders are a vulnerable group on the road as they lack the protection of a vehicle body and can be easily overlooked by drivers, making them more prone to injury.

Electric scooter accidents in the news

  • E-Scooter safety fears after 14-year old schoolgirl died in crash with minibus read more
  • Serious crash between car and e-scooter closes roads in Gloucester read more
  • Definite increase in e scooter injuries read more

Common E-Scooter Accident Injuries

As the statistics above have shown us, it is possible for e-scooter accidents to result in serious injury to the rider, other road users and pedestrians.

Various types of injuries can be caused including broken bones, bruises, head and spinal damage, and even death.

It is essential to understand that each type of injury has unique symptoms and implications for recovery.

For example, traumatic brain injuries can lead to cognitive impairment and memory problems. On the other hand, spinal cord injuries may result in permanent paralysis of certain limbs or organs.

Any victim who experiences any injury resulting from an e-scooter accident should seek medical attention immediately.

If you have been injured in an accident and would like to speak to someone about making a claim, our team is here to support you and assess your eligibility for compensation.

Call 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form.

Reasons to File for an E-Scooter Accident Claim

In this section, we’ll cover three distinct scenarios for filing such a claim:

  1. When injured as an e-scooter rider
  2. When injured by an e-scooter as a pedestrian
  3. When injured by an e-scooter as another road user

Each sub-section sheds light on different aspects of filing a claim and is important to understand for those who have been involved in an e-scooter accident.

A total of 1,446 people were harmed by e-scooter crashes in 2022.

Source: Department for Transport

Injured as an e-scooter rider

If you’ve been injured as an e-scooter rider, several options are available for seeking compensation.

You may be able to file a claim against the local authority for accidents caused by potholes or defective road conditions.

Accidents caused by potholes or defective road conditions can lead to serious injuries.

In such cases, individuals may be able to make a claim against the local authority for compensation.

It is essential to prove that the local authority had a duty of care towards the individual and failed to maintain their responsibilities, leading to damage or injury.

The claimant must prove that they sustained injuries due to poorly maintained roads and have incurred financial losses in terms of medical expenses or lost wages.

It is crucial to identify all contributors involved in an accident and document any damage caused accurately.

You may also make a road traffic accident claim for accidents caused by negligence of another vehicle driver.

If you have sustained injuries as an e-scooter rider, it is crucial to collect evidence at the accident scene to have a higher chance of winning compensation.

Taking photographs, reporting the accident to the e-scooter operator, and obtaining witness statements are critical.

Our experienced team are here to support you and assess your eligibility for compensation.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

In 2022, 12 people were killed in crashes. 11 of these were e-scooter riders.

Source: Department for Transport

Injured by an e-scooter as a pedestrian

As a pedestrian, being injured by an e-scooter can be distressing.

You may be eligible to file a claim for compensation if you sustain injuries in a collision with an e-scooter on a pathway or zebra-crossing.

If injured by an e-scooter as a pedestrian, take immediate action to collect relevant evidence, report it to appropriate authorities and obtain legal advice from specialists.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

In 2022 there were 234 collisions between pedestrians and electric scooters. On 60 occasions, the pedestrian was either seriously hurt or injured

Source: Department for Transport

Injured as a cyclist or road user by a negligent electric scooter rider

If you have been injured as a cyclist or other road user due to the negligence of an e-scooter rider you may be able to make a compensation claim.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

Claiming Electric Scooter Injury Compensation

Factors affecting the claim amount

The amount of compensation received from an e-scooter accident claim depends on a number of factors.

The severity of the injury caused by the accident plays a crucial role in determining the compensation amount.

Other factors affecting the claim amount include medical expenses, loss of income, and damage to property.

In addition, the strength of evidence supporting the claim also affects its value.

Evidence collected from witnesses, photographs, and reporting the incident to authorities are vital pieces of information that can help strengthen a claim.

It is important to note that every case is unique and may have different factors that affect its outcome.

Some cases have seen significant compensation awarded due to aggravating or exceptional circumstances such as permanent disability or the death of an individual involved in a collision with an e-scooter rider. Such circumstances can earn higher compensation claims than usual.

Overall, there are several factors affecting the claim amount in e-scooter accident claims, and legal representation from no win no fee solicitors with experience in this field can help evaluate each unique case’s best course of action.

It is essential to note that every case is unique and will be assessed carefully with consideration of many different aspects before a final decision regarding compensation amount is made.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

Time limit for filing an e-scooter accident claim

It’s important to know that if you do get into an accident while riding an e-scooter, there are time limits in which you can file a claim for compensation.

In the United Kingdom, the general limit for filing a personal injury claim is three years from the date of the accident or incident causing the injuries.

The primary reason for setting a statutory limit is that it provides certainty and ensures prompt legal action.

Although there are exceptions to this rule, they are often rare. Therefore, it’s better to seek legal advice as quickly as possible after the accident if you believe it could cause personal injuries. 

To avoid missing out on compensation for sustained injuries in an e-scooter accident, consult a specialist lawyer immediately. Here at AClaim we can assist you by providing appropriate guidance on how to proceed and ensure you meet all legal requirements in time.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

FAQs about Electric Scooter Accident Claims

If you’ve been injured in an e-scooter accident, you could be eligible to claim compensation. This includes accidents involving electric scooters as a rider, pedestrian, or road user.

In the UK, there is a limitation period in which personal injury claims have to be filed; this generally is within three years from the date when the incident occurred.

Our team is here to support you and assess your eligibility for compensation.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

E-scooter accidents can involve various types of collisions at relatively fast speeds and can result in some quite serious injuries.

It includes accidents caused by negligent riders, collisions with other vehicles, accidents as a pedestrian, and accidents due to poorly maintained or defective scooters.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

Like all personal injury claims, the compensation amount in a successful electric scooter accident claim is determined by a number of factors, including the details of the accident, the extent of the injuries, time taken to recover, and the financial impact.

The compensation ranges for different types of injuries are provided by the 15th Edition guidelines of the Judicial College, a division of the Ministry of Justice.

Each case is evaluated individually to determine an appropriate compensation amount.

  • Facial Injury £1,460 – £344,640
  • Head Injury £1,880 – £344,460
  • Severe neck injury £38,800 – £126,550
  • Moderate brain damage £36,740 – £186,890
  • Paraplegia £186,890 £242,490
  • Moderate shoulder injury £6,730 – £10,890
  • Severe back injury with spinal cord damage £77,700 – £137,330
  • Hip or pelvis injury £3,370 – £111,690
  • Fractured forearms £5,630 – £16,380
  • Fractured thigh bone (femur) £7,780 – £12,010

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

At AClaim, we believe that you shouldn’t have to pay anything upfront. That’s why we offer a “No Win, No Fee” policy, where you won’t be charged unless your claim is successful.

Instead of hourly fees, our income is generated through success fees, which means that if your case doesn’t result in a win, you won’t have to pay us a penny. If you do win, there will be a one-time deduction from your compensation.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

There are lots of reasons why people don’t make a claim even though they may be entitled to compensation.

As long as your accident occurred within the last three years and was not your fault, there’s a good chance we can assist you.

Possible reasons for a valid claim include collisions with another vehicle, equipment malfunctions, or dangerous road conditions.

Our team is here to support you and assess your eligibility for compensation.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

Making an E-Scooter Accident Injury Claim

AClaim may be able to help you claim compensation if you have been injured in an electric scooter accident in the last three years.

Our goal is to get you the benefits and compensation you deserve to recover from the trauma you experienced.

The claims process for e-scooter accidents can be challenging and confusing without proper legal guidance. It is recommended that individuals hire a specialist solicitor with experience in filing such claims as every case is unique and will require individual attention from start to finish.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to us on 0151 601 8543 or complete our online form for free assessment of your case.

Comprehensive Guide: Understanding Rear-End Collisions

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What is a rear-end collision?

A rear-end collision is a type of road traffic accident that occurs when one vehicle collides with the vehicle in front of it from behind. It is often known as a ‘shunt’.

This type of collision is one of the most common types of accidents on the road and they can occur in a variety of settings, including at stop signs, at traffic lights and in heavy traffic where vehicles are often speeding up and slowing down sporadically.

The most common causes of rear-end collisions

There are several common causes of rear-end collisions, including:

  • Tailgating: If the vehicle in front suddenly brakes or slows down, following too closely can result in a rear-end crash
  • Weather conditions: Rain, snow, and ice can make the road surface slippery, reducing a driver’s ability to stop suddenly
  • Distractions: A driver who isn’t paying attention because they are texting, eating, or adjusting the radio can take their attention away from the road and increase the likelihood of a rear-end shunt
  • Speeding: A driver’s reaction time can be reduced if they exceed the speed limit or drive too fast for the traffic conditions
  • Driving under the influence: Drugs and alcohol can impair a driver’s judgment, reaction time, and coordination, making rear-end collisions more likely
  • Inadequate vehicle maintenance: Faulty brakes or worn tires can lead to a rear-end collision if a driver cannot stop their vehicle in time

These type of accidents involving motorbikes are usually much more serious than accidents involving four-wheeled vehicles, as the rider has only their leathers, gloves, boots, and helmet to protect them from the impact when the impact occurs.

Here are the most common causes of rear-end motorcycle collisions:

  • Overtaking, approaching blind bends or sudden lane changes: Motorbikes are often smaller and more agile than other vehicles, making it easier for them to overtake other vehicles and change lanes quickly. However, this can increase the risk of a rear-end collision if the driver behind isn’t paying attention
  • Sudden breaking: Motorcyclists commonly cause rear-end motorcycle accidents by not giving vehicles behind them enough time to stop when traffic comes to a standstill or when the vehicle in front decelerates suddenly
  • Motorcycles can sometimes go unnoticed by other drivers: It is crucial that motorcyclists wear reflective gear and make sure they have proper headlights

Contact AClaim today if you’ve been injured because of being shunted from behind by another vehicle. In the event of a rear-end accident, we will assess who is at fault and start working on your claim and assess if you are eligible to receive compensation.

Call us on0151 601 8543to get started. Alternatively, use ouronline claim form.

What are the most common injuries sustained in a rear-end crash?

Car Accidents

The most common injuries sustained in a rear-end car accident include:

  • Whiplash: This is the most common injury in a rear-end collision, and occurs when the head and neck are suddenly and forcefully thrown backward and then forward. Whiplash can cause neck pain, headaches, dizziness, and other symptoms.
  • Back injuries: The force of a rear-end collision can also cause back injuries, such as sprains, strains, and herniated discs. These injuries can result in pain, stiffness, and limited mobility.
  • Head and brain injuries: In more severe rear-end collisions, the head can strike the steering wheel, dashboard, or other hard surfaces, causing traumatic brain injuries, concussions, or skull fractures.
  • Shoulder injuries: The force of impact can cause shoulder injuries, such as rotator cuff tears, sprains, or strains. These injuries can cause pain, weakness, and limited mobility.
  • Psychological injuries: A psychological injury refers to harm or trauma that affects an individual’s mental or emotional well-being. It encompasses a range of conditions and disorders, such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), phobias, panic disorders, and other mental health issues that can arise from various causes, including traumatic experiences, accidents, or prolonged stress. Psychological injuries can have a significant impact on a person’s daily functioning, overall quality of life, and ability to engage in normal activities.

Motorcycle Accidents

The most common injuries sustained in a rear-end motorbike accident include:

  • Brain injuries – Bikers can suffer serious brain trauma when falling off their motorcycle , even if they are wearing a helmet, as they lack the extra protection that a car provides
  • Injuries to the spine or neck – Due to the lack of extra protection from a car, motorcyclists are more likely to suffer spinal injuries, which can result in chronic pain, partial or even complete paralysis
  • Internal organ damage or internal bleeding – When riders are involved in a road accident, a greater percentage of the impact is absorbed by their body and internal organs. Even if they appear physically unharmed on the outside, they may suffer from injuries such as internal bleeding
  • Injuries to limbs – Bikers are at risk of fractures, broken bones, and even amputated limbs or loss of fingers and toes
  • Eye damage – Whiplash can also happen on a Motorbike. It can affect the optic nerve and can cause the eye ball to be thrown out of its socket
  • Burns to the skin – Burns can be caused by hot components such as contact with an exhaust pipe. The rider can suffer from friction burns, lacerations, and other serious wounds if they fall off a moving vehicle.

It’s important to seek medical attention immediately after a rear-end accident, even if you don’t feel any immediate pain or symptoms. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent, and delayed treatment can make injuries worse or prolong recovery time.

Get in touch with our specialist personal injury solicitors on 0151 601 8543 and we will be able to assess your case and advise on the claims process.

Under what circumstances can a rear-end collision be deemed not your responsibility?

If you have been in a rear end collision, you may be wondering who is at fault. If you have been hit from behind and the other driver has fled the scene, it can be more difficult to prove.

In almost all road accident cases, the driver who runs in to the back of another vehicle is at fault. This is because it is generally assumed that the driver who runs in to the back of another car or motorbike was not paying attention and did not have enough time to stop.

According to Rule 126 of the Highway Code, vehicles should;

  • Leave enough space to stop or slow down safely if the vehicle ahead suddenly breaks or slows down.
  • Allow at least a two second gap between themselves and the vehicle in front on high-speed roads and in tunnels with reduced visibility. This gap should be increased on wet and icy roads.
  • Allow a greater stopping distance if driving a Motorbike or large vehicle,

There are however some cases when the rear-ended driver may be at fault. For example, if they suddenly stopped without any warning, the other driver may not have had enough time to stop, even when travelling at a safe distance. In cases like this, it is often up to the insurance company to decide who holds the liability.

Accidents can also be caused due to maintenance issues on the road such as untreated potholes, uneven surfaces, fuel spills, debris, or other obstructions. If any of these scenarios caused you to skid into the back of another vehicle, you may not be held responsible. If you are ever involved in accident, seek legal advice immediately.

We are here to support you through the process.

In situations like this, it is important to call an experienced accident solicitor who can provide legal advice, help assess your case and get the compensation you deserve.

Save our number in your phone 0151 601 8543 so that you can get in touch 24/7 if you ever find yourself in this situation.

How can you prove you are not at fault in a rear-end accident?

Being involved in a road accident can be a traumatic experience, especially if you are not at fault. Not only do you have to deal with the damage to your vehicle, but you also have to deal with the insurance companies and the police.

If you want to prove that you are not at fault in a road accident, there are a few things you can do to support your case:

  • Speak to witnesses – Make sure that you get the contact information of any witnesses who saw the accident. They may be able to help by making a statement of what they saw when the accident happened.
  • Take lots of photos – Take photos of the scene including any damage to your vehicle, yourself, or any passengers. If the crash was due to debris in the road or maintenance issues, make sure that these are visible in the photos.
  • Get medical attention if required – If you are injured and need to go to hospital or the doctor, your medical reports can be used as evidence to support your compensation claim.
  • Police reports – Be sure to get a copy of the police report which will include an impartial account of what happened.
  • Other things that may be useful – CCTV, Dashcam or helmet cam footage
  • Contact a specialist for legal advice – Contact AClaim’s specialist motorbike accident Solicitors immediately for help and guidance on 0151 601 8543

By taking these steps, you can help to ensure that you are not held responsible for an accident that was not your fault. Our team are here to support you through the process.

Been shunted in an accident? Make a claim

We have successfully handled countless road accident compensation claims over the last 25+ years, recouping millions for our clients.

We offer a no-obligation assessment to injured motorbike riders. Accident claims are dealt with on a no-win, no-fee basis, so you are not required to fund solicitors’ fees up front.

If you need to talk to experienced motorbike accident compensation lawyers who have a track record of successfully handling a broad range of cases, please contact us for more information or call 0151 601 8543.