Body Injury Payouts
Have you been involved in a motorbike accident that wasn’t your fault? You could be entitled to compensation depending on your body injury, which could include whiplash, bowel impairment, and fracture of the ribs.
See below for a guide to the damages motorcyclists may receive for their body injuries.
Claim Example For Motorbike Body Injuries
Mrs. Walton was travelling as a pillion passenger on the back of her husband’s motorbike. Her husband took a dangerous manoeuvre as he overtook on a bend when it was unsafe to do so and collided with a motor car coming in the opposite direction. Mrs. Walton who was riding pillion sustained the following body injuries:
- Cracked and broken ribs
- Collapsed right lung
- Broken leg
- Multiple scratches and grazes
- Psychological damage including nightmares and reliving the accident
She was able to make a complete recovery from her injuries, both physical and emotional, within 3 years. She was awarded an out of court settlement of £18,000 for her injuries alone. She also recovered her loss of earnings, care claim and the cost of her helmet and leathers.
Make a Claim for Your Body Injuries
If you have suffered bodily injuries as a result of a motorbike accident, we can help you. Our solicitors are experts in pursuing compensation claims for injuries sustained within the last 3 years. If you already have an accident solicitor and would like to obtain a second opinion or transfer your claim, please speak to us and we will be happy to help you.