Motorbike Accident Claims

Anyone who takes a motorcycle out on the road is at a higher risk, as motorcyclists are likely to develop more serious injuries than those in cars, following a collision.

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Making a motorcycle accident claim

Motorcycles have proven particularly popular during the coronavirus lockdown, with sales of bikes and scooters – known as powered two wheelers – growing by 41.9% in July compared to June.

An affordable alternative to public transport, motorcycles saw a 37.5% rise in sales, while 56.6% more scooters were sold.

But motorcyclists and scooter riders remain some of the most vulnerable users of UK roads. The Department for Transport (DfT) found that their casualty rate was 5,051 per billion miles travelled in 2019. In comparison, car drivers saw a casualty rate of 195 for the same distance driven.

Motorbike riders are also more likely to suffer fatal accidents on the roads. Despite not making up 19% of traffic on UK roads, motorcyclists accounted for 19% of all road accident fatalities in 2019, with 335 riders losing their lives.

If you have been hurt in a road traffic accident on your bike or scooter that was caused by someone else, you could be able to make a claim for compensation.

Common types of motorcycle accident

Motorcycle accidents typically fall into two categories: lowside and highside accidents.

Lowside accidents happen when the wheels of the bike slide from underneath you while you’re cornering. It means that the bike ends up on the same side as the direction you were cornering. These injuries are usually less severe than those caused by highside accidents.

A highside accident can be caused by wheels suddenly regaining grip after losing it, as well as the bike’s chain coming off, resulting in you being thrown over the handlebars. These accidents can happen very quickly and can cause severe injuries.

Motorcyclists can also often be difficult for car and other vehicle drivers to see. This can result in many kinds of accidents, including:

  • Being hit by a car at a roundabout
  • Cars turning into the biker’s path
  • Cars swerving into the biker’s lane
  • Cars emerging from side roads

Motorcyclists and scooter riders are advised to wear protective gear, including helmets, jackets and boots. But these can’t protect against all accidents and injuries. When accidents happen on two wheels, they can result in severe injuries. These include:

Who is responsible for a motorcycle accident?

In many cases, a motorcycle accident will involve another road user. When this is a car or other vehicle driver, motorcyclists are more vulnerable. If the accident was caused by the other motorist’s negligence, they could be held responsible. It will be their insurer who pays the compensation, so you won’t be claiming directly against the motorist responsible.

If you were injured in an accident that was caused by another road user, you could be able to make a claim for compensation.

This is even true in the case of a hit and run accident. If you were hit by a car or other vehicle and didn’t manage to get their details, you could still be able to make a claim. The Motor Insurers' Bureau covers compensation for road users hit by unidentified drivers.

Not all accidents are caused by other drivers, though. Many are the result of road surface conditions. If your accident was caused by a problem with the road surface, such as a pothole, you could be able to make a claim against the organisation responsible for maintaining the roads – usually the local council or Highways England.

Meanwhile, a defect in your bike could also cause injury. If you were hurt in an accident caused by a problem with your motorbike, you could be able to claim against the manufacturer.

How much motorcycle accident compensation will I receive?

Motorbike accidents can cause a huge variety of injuries, from slight to very severe. This means it is difficult to say exactly what you might be entitled to in compensation without an initial consultation. To speak to our team of friendly and understanding claims advisors, just give us a free call or request a call back at a convenient time.

For a successful claim, compensation will be split into two parts. These are general damages and special damages.

General damages compensate you for the pain and suffering you’ve experienced as a result of your accident. They aim to compensate for any effect the injury has had on your quality of life.

Special damages reimburse you for any impact the accident has had on your finances. This includes covering any loss of earnings if you’ve been unable to work, any medical expenses, any travel to and from medical appointments and any damaged property – such as your bike or gear.

For a rough idea of what you might be entitled for a motorcycling injury, visit our compensation calculator.

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

In most cases, you’ll have three years to make a claim after a motorbike or scooter accident. But there are some exceptions, so it’s worth speaking to First4Lawyers about whether you’re able to make a claim.

For example, if you’re claiming on behalf of someone who lacks the capacity to claim for themselves, you won’t face a deadline. Meanwhile, anyone who suffered a motorcycle accident while they were under 18 will be able to start a claim until their 21st birthday.

How can First4Lawyers help?

If you think you have a claim for a motorcycle accident, First4Lawyers can help you work out what the best course of action for you is, based on your individual circumstances. Our award-winning team will talk you through what happened for free.

When you do have a valid claim, we will match you to an expert motorcycle accident lawyer. They will then take over the management of your case, ensuring you have the best professional help during a difficult time.

We work with specialist personal injury solicitors who will work to put together the strongest case possible in order to secure you the maximum compensation you’re entitled to. They work on a No Win No Fee basis, which means there is no upfront cost and no financial risk if your claim is unsuccessful.

Your solicitor will arrange for a medical assessment, which will show how severely your injury has affected you. They may also be able to arrange for you to receive medical treatment, such as physiotherapy, if you need it.

To start the claims process, just give us a call, request a call back or start your claim online and we’ll take it from there.

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You could claim upto £11,890*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £40,410*

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First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £205,580*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £379,100*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £140,870*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £108,620*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £21,730*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £94,470*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £10,340*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £6,890*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £8,200*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £19,690*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £99,440*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £51,460*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £61,690*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £252,180*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £13,970*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £27,890*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £42,730*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £42,730*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £102,890*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £28,860*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £21,910*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £2,210*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £4,470*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £20,280*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto 2,620*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £5,660*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £13,840*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £7,650*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £26,730*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £39,940*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £1,500*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £3,460*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £6,690*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £10,010*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £33,430*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £3,810*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £33,750*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £114,810*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £85,340*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £92,820*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £110,380*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £92,820*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £88,270*

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First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £6,920*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £11,200*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £16,830*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £42,110*

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First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £10,730*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £10,970*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £34,000*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £16,830*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £114,810*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £120,270*

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There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £114,810*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £96,150*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £263,060*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £11,040*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £28,060*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £48,080*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £3,810*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £32,210*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto 30,700

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto 48,080

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £10,730

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £79,560

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £96,150*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £176,660*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £27,740*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £8,970*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £34,340*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £21,480*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £52,490*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £12,350*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto 48,080*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £24,340*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto 116,620*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £120,530*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £247,280*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £12,050*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £38,120*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £84,360*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £11,040*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £34,340*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £114,810*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £12,050*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £21,910*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £61,410*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £96,150*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £176,660*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £18,480*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £27,450*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £49,180*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £12,050*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £23,310*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

You could claim upto £43,900*

Result

There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim.

First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury.

It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates you'll be given, once your case has started will be tailored specifically for your case.

Simply fill out our simple form to find out what compensation you could be owed

*Amounts determined by the Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases, Judicial College, 15th edition, 2019

Road Traffic Accident FAQs

Can passengers claim compensation?

Yes, if you’re a passenger who has been involved in a collision on the road and suffered injuries through no fault of your own, then you’re entitled to make a claim for compensation.

I was hit by an uninsured driver. Can I claim?

Yes, you can make a claim if you were hit by an uninsured driver.

With the help of our panel of solicitors, you can claim through the Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB).

Backed by every motor insurer in the UK, the MIB is a scheme set up to help compensate victims of accidents caused by uninsured and untraced motorists.

How much can I claim for a road traffic accident?

It depends on the type and severity of any injuries sustained.

For those inflicted with minor brain or head injuries, they could receive between £1,940 and £11,200. At the other end of the scale, severe leg injuries could see compensation between £48,080 and £119,210, whereas loss of an arm may mean an award of between £84,310 to upwards of £120,270.

For further examples see our compensation calculator.

Is there a time limit for making a claim?

Generally speaking there is a limit of three years to start a claim, starting from the date of your accident. If you were under the age of 18 when you had your accident, you have until your 21st birthday.

How long will a claim take?

The length of time it will take to make your claim depends on your individual circumstances.

Every case is different, so it’s very difficult to say at the early stages how long the process will be from start to finish.

Once your solicitor has completed their initial investigations into your case, they will be in a better position to advise you on how long the process is likely to take.

To give you a very general idea:

  • For a personal injury claim like minor whiplash, for example, the process could be completed in about six months. But in more complex cases, such as claims involving a trip, slip or fall, it could take over a year to be settled. The process could also be longer if the defendant disputes your claim.

  • Claiming for a work accident could be between six and nine months. But if the injury is more severe, or there are legal complexities, it could take longer.

  • Medical negligence cases tend to take longer as they can be complex with multiple factors and evidence.  A rough estimate would be 18-26 months.

You can contact one of our advisors to discuss your situation.

Why choose First4Lawyers?

Whether you want to make an accident and injury claim, or need a solicitor for personal or business law matters - our friendly team are here to help, 24/7.

Free initial consultation

Our fully trained legal advisors are happy to offer initial guidance and advice for free

No Win No Fee*

No Win No Fee solicitors - you don't pay a penny up front when making a claim

No pressure

We offer advice with no obligation.  We never cold-call or apply pressure to our customers

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