Navigating motorcycle accident claims

Have you been injured in a motorcycle accident?

There is nothing quite like experiencing the open road on a motorcycle. The rush of the wind and the panoramic views make it a thrilling way to travel. But did you know that motorcyclists are more likely to be seriously injured in a road accident?
If you have sustained injuries in a motorcycle accident, our personal injury lawyers can help you claim compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Loss of earnings
  • Rehabilitation services, and more

The Personal Injury Lawyers understand the devastating impact that a motorcycle accident can have on your quality of life. Our specialist motorcycle lawyers are here to assist with your compensation claim to ensure you get the highest possible compensation payout.

How much is a good settlement for a motorcycle accident?

Motorcycle accident compensation amounts can vary which is why you should contact us for a personalised free claim assessment which is tailored to your personal circumstances. You can also use our free motorcycle injury claim calculator which will give you an indication of how much you could expect to receive for your injuries sustained in your motorbike compensation claim.

Our experienced motorcycle injury lawyers will always ensure you get a fair settlement for your motorcycle accident to help you on the road to recovery. You can browse our personal injury case studies to see the outcomes we’ve achieved for our clients including motorcycle accident compensation examples.

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Motorcycle accident compensation claim service

Compensation is an important step in getting your life back on track after a serious accident. A motorcycle accident lawyer can offer expert legal guidance to ensure you understand your rights and obligations giving you the best chance of a successful compensation claim.

Your entitlement to motorcycle accident compensation, and the type of compensation claim you could make, will depend on the specific circumstances of how the accident occurred. Generally in Brisbane, the Gold Coast, or anywhere in Queensland, you will be eligible to claim to recover at least a portion of the costs associated with your motorcycle accident injuries unless you were the only party at fault.

Even if you are unsure who is at fault after an accident involving a motorcycle, the Personal Injury Lawyers can provide trusted advice on motorbike accident compensation and how much you could expect to receive.

What motorcycle accidents can I make a claim for?

In Queensland, some of the most common motorcycle accident claims focus on the following circumstances:

  • Being “car-doored” (when car doors are opened suddenly, too late for a rider to avoid)

  • Other road users failing to give way to the rider

  • Collisions with another vehicle, a pedestrian or property

If you are unsure whether you’ll be entitled to seek a motorbike accident compensation payout, it’s worth a minute of your time to check your eligibility on our motorcycle accident compensation calculator.

Speak to one of our specialist motorcycle injury lawyer to find out the finer details of your compensation claim and the claims process with no obligation or fee.

How long do I have to make a motorbike accident compensation claim?

There are strict time limits that apply to making a claim, so it is important to be aware of what they are and to seek legal advice as soon as possible after the incident.

Trust The Personal Injury Lawyers with your motorbike accident compensation claim. Our experienced team is dedicated to personal injury law and has been successfully handling motorbike and car accident compensation claims for nearly 40 years.

Whether you’ve been involved in a motorcycle accident on the road or a dirt bike, lawyers from our experienced team will always provide you with the best legal advice. We believe in building relationships based on trust with every one of our clients so that you can expect plain language, honest advice and hard work from your motorcycle accident solicitor.

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Frequently asked questions about motorcycle injury compensation claims

Costs involved in each claim may vary depending on what the circumstances are. Potential costs may involve lodging forms or obtaining medical records as evidence to support your motorcycle lawsuit.

Also, of course, if you win and receive compensation, you will be required to pay fees to your motorbike accident lawyer.

Don’t worry though – legislation is in place to ensure all your deserved compensation doesn’t go straight to your lawyer.

When accounting for the different parties and time limits involved in these types of claims, the process can stretch for several months.

Straightforward cases can often be resolved much more quickly than more complex ones where fault is difficult to determine.

If you need an estimate on how long your case could take, it is wise to contact a motorcycle accident injury lawyer, as they will have a thorough understanding of the timelines and requirements of your claim for car or motorbike accident compensation.

It’s rare, and we can often attend in place of you but you may need to attend court as part of your claim process.

Reasons for your claim to be addressed in court may be:

  • The CTP insurance provider is fighting liability of the driver of the vehicle they insure
  • You were unable to identify the other vehicle involved, so the motorcycle accident insurance claim must be made against the Nominal Defendant

While you could represent yourself in court, unless you have a legal background, it can quickly get very complex and is not a recommended course of action.

Having a professional motorcycle attorney on your team can help ensure you don’t miss any essential deadlines and that all avenues of compensation are explored, making sure you can get the best result possible.

The amount of motorbike accident compensation you are entitled to will depend entirely on the extent of your injuries and the costs associated with your treatment and recovery.

We can help you get a rough idea via our motorbike accident claim calculator or you can speak with The Personal Injury Lawyers about motorcycle accident claim amounts. We will assess your claim to give you a more detailed estimate. You can also browse your real life case studies which includes motorcycle injury claim examples.

We believe every Australian is entitled to the compensation they deserve, regardless of their financial situation.

This is why we often operate on a no win no fee basis. which is designed to give everybody the legal representation they need to access justice, and it works how it sounds – if you don’t win your motorbike accident compensation case, you don’t pay for the legal fees you incur.

Our experienced team is always ready to help you out for personal injury cases and motorcycle accident claims. With nearly 40 years’ of experience, our personal injury compensation specialists support you through every step of the claims process.

Chat online with us or on your mobile, email or call us free. We have offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, so no matter where you’re based in Queensland, you can easily access a motorbike accident compensation specialist when you need one.

You can also use our motorbike accident compensation calculator and get your claim started online now.

If you were partly at fault, then you may still be eligible to receive compensation for your motorcycle accident settlement. However, the amount you receive may be less than what it would be if you were not at fault at all.

If you were wholly at fault, then under Queensland legislation you are not eligible to receive compensation for any injuries you suffer.

This rule varies from state to state though – for example, in New South Wales, you may be able to receive compensation under an accident notification claim.

Be sure to check the rules and regulations in the state you live in or just contact us to speak with our experienced motorbike accident claims solicitors for clarification.

We have offices in Brisbane and the Gold Coast, so no matter where you’re based in Queensland, you can easily access a motorbike accident compensation specialist when you need one.

You can also use our motorbike accident compensation calculator and get your claim started online now.

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