Pillion Passenger Accident

If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident whilst riding pillion, you may have a claim for motorcycle accident compensation.

The laws surrounding motorcycle pillion passenger accident claims are very complex, and it is therefore important that you contact our experienced motorcycle accident solicitors as soon as possible to discuss your motorcycle pillion passenger accident claim.

Do I have a Claim?

Many motorcycle accident compensation claims involving pillion passengers are the result of inadequate preparation on the part of the motorcyclist. If you are considering making a claim for motorcycle accident compensation following a motorcycle accident in which you sustained injuries as a pillion passenger, you need to consider whether these situations apply to you:

  • The motorcycle was fitted with an adequate pillion seat

  • Your feet easily reached the footrests

  • You were supplied with a BSA (British Standards Authority) approved helmet

  • Whilst on the motorcycle, both you and the motorcyclist agreed upon a means of communication, either by hand signal or intercom

  • If it was your first time as a pillion passenger, the motorcyclist ensured you were aware of the dangers that apply to riding as a pillion passenger

If any of the above conditions were not met prior to you riding as a pillion passenger, contact us today to make your claim for motorcycle accident compensation.

Please be aware that not all motorcyclists are legally entitled to carry pillion passengers. If you discover that the motorcyclist who caused your motorcycle accident was carrying you illegally contact us today to make your claim for motorcycle accident compensation or call us pon 0800 011 2757 or 0151 724 7121.

The law surrounding Pillion Passengers…

The laws relating to the carrying of pillion passengers are as follows:

  • A secure seating position must be provided

  • Learner drivers may not carry pillion passengers

  • As a pillion passenger, you must be provided with a BSA approved helmet

Remember, as a pillion passenger the motorcyclist is responsible for ensuring your safety, therefore if you are injured in a motorbike accident through no fault of your won, you are eligible to claim motorcycle accident compensation.

Contact our Motorcycle Accident Solicitors today…

If you or a loved one have been involved in a motorcycle accident and have suffered personal injuries as a result of that motorcycle accident you may be entitled to make a motorcycle accident compensation claim for your personal injuries; loss of earnings and any other financial losses you have incurred.

Call the motorcycle accident solicitors on 0800 011 2757 or 0151 724 7121 or complete our contact form.

R James Hutcheon Solicitors provides a unique insight and experience of the in dealing with motorbike accident and personal injury claims. R James Hutcheon Solicitors is ahead of the curve in spearheading added value legal support services to traditional consumer focused markets.

As specialists in motorcycle accident claims dealing with minor to catastrophic claims it pays to instruct us.

We offer a No Win, No Free Guarantee, meaning that you will not have to pay any legal expenses, win or lose. Make your claim today, you could be owed thousands!

Making a claim… If you believe you have a claim for motorcycle accident compensation please call our motorcycle accident solicitors on 0800 011 2757 or 0151 724 7121 or complete our Contact Form and we will be in touch within the hour or whatever time is preferable on your form.

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R James Hutcheon Solicitors
Pioneer House
Warburton Hey
L35 4LF

T: 0800 011 2757
T: 0151 724 7121

Posted: June 6, 2015 at 7:50 pm