Head Injuries suffered in a Motorcycle Accident

Suffering a head injury can be a life-altering ordeal and can affect your life for many years after the event of the injury occurring. Despite it being illegal to ride a motorcycle in the UK without wearing a helmet, head injuries are surprisingly common.

If you have suffered head injuries as a result of a motorcycle accident that wasn’t your fault; you could be entitled to make a significant compensation claim. At Manners Pimblett we are experts in handling such claims in professional and sensitive manner.
 
Claim the compensation that is rightfully yours. Read on to find out more.

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How much could I expect to claim?

 

As with all areas of personal injury, there are several different categories of head injuries and the amount of compensation awarded will be depend on the seriousness of the injury, and to what extent is has affected your life moving forward.
 
However, from past cases it is possible to estimate how much compensation will be awarded for certain types of head injury caused by a motorcycle accident.
  • Minor injuries (e.g no serious brain damage) – Between £5,000-£7,000
  • Moderate brain damage – Between £100,000-£120,000
  • Severe brain damage – Up to £220,000
How will the amount be decided?
 
A number of factors are taken into account when awarding compensation for a head injury caused by a motorcycle. These include:
  • Severity of the injury
  • Degree of blame attached to third party
  • Loss of earning as a result of the injury (both past and present)
  • Cost of medical treatment for the victim (both past and present)
  • Any ongoing psychological impact the injury may have had
I have suffered a head injury as the result of a motorcycle accident; what should I do next?
 
Handling head injury claims can be a complicated area of law that requires in-depth specialist knowledge, experience and expertise. At Manners Pimblett with have all three and a desire to help claim back the compensation that is rightfully yours.
 
We offer NO WIN NO FEE* agreements on personal injury matters, call one of our experts today for more information. 0845 0770772. 
 
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