If you are involved in a Car Accident Injury or motor accident whilst riding or being a passenger on a motorcycle then clearly due to the lack of protection motorcycles provides the chances of sustaining an injury, particularly a severe injury are greatly enhanced. The laws in relation to entitlements and also time limitations vary in each State and Territory and it is therefore essential that you obtain legal advice by today contacting Contact Us.
For free information, forms and advice to find out your call: 1300 757 447.
Because of the severity of the injuries associated with motorcycle accidents which can cause permanent damage or even paralysis it is essential to seek the right legal advice. By involving a specialist personal injury lawyer from the start of your claim, you can ensure that all relevant time limits for lodging and reporting the incident are met along with receiving full and detailed advice on potential entitlements, what documentation is required to support the your claim, etc which can all greatly affect the size of the settlement finally agreed.
If you were not wholly to blame for the accident, you should be able to pursue a claim, even on a limited level if you are found partially at fault for the accident. Obviously if you are a pillion passenger then, as a rule, you would be considered an innocent party and entitled to pursue a claim. Also in some States and Territories they operate a no fault scheme so even if you were found to be responsible for the accident you may be still entitled to claim, another very good reason to obtain information and advice by contacting Contact Us.
Did the accident occur whilst travelling to or from or in connection with work? If the answer to this question is yes then there might also be cover for compensation and reimbursement of costs and losses under the relevant Workplace Injury Compensation Claims legislation in place. Again all the States and Territories have different cover and entitlements and you should today contact Us.
Get a Copy of the Accident Report
After you’ve notified police that you have been involved in an accident you should remain on the scene until they arrive, at which time they will begin their investigation. The best way to identify the cause of an accident and to prove your right to injury compensation for your motorbike accident injuries is to get an official accident report from the police. Police investigators are trained in properly analysing an accident and reporting what occurred and why.
Notify Your Insurance Company
Inform your insurance company that you’ve been involved in an No Win No Fee Legal Advice accident. In cases of motorcycle accident injury it’s vital that you inform your insurance agency expeditiously and according to your insurance policy in order to receive the full cover you are entitled to.
Also you should immediately notify the relevant CTP (Green Slip) Insurance Company the vehicle responsible and complete the necessary paperwork. Please note that there are strict time limits in place to lodging such a claim, which vary for State to State.
Seek Advice from a Motorcycle Injury Lawyer
Dealing with insurance companies and individuals when seeking compensation for your motorcycle accident injury can be difficult and slow-going at times. Insurance companies will often drag their feet and offer to pay only the smallest amounts of compensation for your injuries if you don’t have legal representation to help you.
Insurance companies have lawyers on their side and so should you, if you’ve been in a car accident and suffered injuries then hiring a car accident injury lawyer may be the best way for you to get the car accident compensation that you deserve. An experienced Personal Injury Lawyers will be able to review your case, calculate what your total compensation should average out to be, and represent you both in and out of court.
We provide expert legal advice and representation for motorcycle injury claims. If you require assistance with a compensation claim after a motorbike accident, contact us for a free consultation – we offer our services on a No Win No Fee basis. We provide access to specialist lawyers who provide the right advice to ensure that you receive the full compensation payout that you are entitled to as a result of your motorcycle accident claim. Call 1300 757447 today.