Pages On: Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcycle accidents are extremely dangerous. Motorcyclists are already vulnerable road users, and as such are at great risk of injury from poor road conditions, weather events, and other vehicles. Motorbikes are very manoeuvrable, and as such, can maintain high speeds even in high traffic. These means that if road users aren’t paying attention, they can very quickly injury a motorcyclist, with a high chance of it being fatal.
Posted in: Motorcycle Accidents, Road Traffic Accidents
Motorbike accidents are an especially dangerous type of road traffic accident. The injuries that motorcyclists are likely to suffer tend to be much more severe and numerous than those of drivers and car passengers. The risk of severe injury or even fatality is considerably higher owing to the speed at which motorbikes are often driven, the limited protection leathers and headgear provide motorcyclists and the cavalier attitude sometimes taken to motorbikes by other road users. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury in a motorbike accident in…Read More
Posted: 3 March 2015
Posted in: Head and Brain Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Road Traffic Accidents
A man has been awarded £10m in compensation after suffering a severe brain injury in a motorbike crash. 31-year-old Marcel Beasley suffered life-changing injuries which have left him requiring around-the-clock care, the use of a wheelchair, and he also has severely impaired speech. The compensation package arranged for Mr Beasley includes a £4.27million payout to help him purchase a specially adapted home, which will then be followed by tax free payments of £175,000 a year to help fund his specific care needs. In total, the package will be worth over…Read More