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Motorcycle accident lawyers.

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If you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident, speak to a motorcycle accident lawyer from Australia’s Largest specialist personal injury firm.

We ask more questions and get to know you personally. It’s how we spot the things others don’t, so you get more compensation.

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I’ve been knocked off my bike. Can I make a motorcycle injury claim?

Motorcycle riding continues to grow in popularity in Australia. In fact, there are around 900,000 motorcycles registered in Australia, including over 250,000 just in NSW. But unfortunately, even the most experienced riders have accidents, often through no fault of their own. A lot of motorcycle accident injuries are caused by drivers failing to give way, rear-ending motorcycles or negligent driving.

If you’ve been knocked off your bike, there’s no cost speak to a motorcycle accident lawyer and get advice on how much compensation you can claim.

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We’ll get you more compensation.

Motorcycle accident injuries often mean time off work, unplanned expenses and financial stress. But your situation is unique, and your injuries may have led to other health issues and complications. For example, a knee injury can cause a limp, leading to a back injury. We’ll take time to get to know you personally, to understand all your issues and their impact on your life. That’s why you’ll get more compensation with a Law Partners motorcycle accident lawyer on your side.

What accidents can I claim for?

Rear ended by a car.

When you’re on a bike, being rear-ended can cause serious injuries. If this has happened to you it’s very likely you can claim motorcycle accident compensation under the at-fault vehicle’s CTP policy.


Hit by a driver failing to give way.

If you ride a bike, you’ll know that drivers often fail to look for bikes or give way to you. If you’ve been hit and injured, you’re entitled to compensation.


Accidents caused by negligent or aggressive driving.

If you’ve been injured by negligent or aggressive driving, there’s no cost to talk to a motorbike accident lawyer and find out how much you can claim.


No other vehicle involved.

If you’ve come off your bike and there were no other vehicles involved, it’s possible you can still make a motorcycle injury claim even if you were at fault.


No matter how you’ve been injured on your bike, you can call Law Partners for free advice on your compensation entitlements.


Getting started.

Tell us about your claim.

Speak to one of our friendly solicitors today and find out if you can claim.

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We’ll get to know you.

Our solicitor will ask more questions and get to know you personally to work out everything you’re entitled to.

We’ll offer to start your claim.

We’ll explain how we can claim all your compensation and give you our ‘no win no fee’ guarantee. You decide if you want to proceed – there’s no obligation.

Get FREE claim advice today.

A specialist lawyer will review your circumstances and tell you how much you can claim.

What can I claim for a motorcycle injury?

Motorcycle accident injuries are generally classified as non-minor, which means your benefits could extend to 24 months and beyond, and you might be entitled to significant lump sums.

CategoryEntitlements
1. Minor injury
  • Income support, medical and home care expenses for up to 6 months.
2. Non-minor injury
  • Income support, medical and home care expenses that can extend beyond 24 months if there is a claim for damages.
  • A lump sum for past and future lost income.
3. Non-minor injury over 10% permanent impairment
  • An additional lump sum for pain and suffering.

It’s vital that your injuries and their impact on your life are thoroughly assessed, and that’s where the right motorbike accident lawyer makes a big difference. We win over 99% of our cases and pride ourselves in winning more compensation.


How we can help you.

Here are three ways our motorcycle accident lawyers can get more compensation for you:

Give you free advice before you submit your claim. It’s critical that your application is filled out correctly, and that your injuries are properly assessed by your GP on your certificate of fitness.

Help you if you disagree with the assessment on the insurer’s liability notice. If the insurer has classified your injuries as minor, but you disagree with the decision, we can review it for you and provide free legal advice on your options.

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Help you claim a lump sum settlement. If your injuries are non-minor and you weren’t at fault in the accident, it’s very likely you can claim a lump sum settlement, and these lump sums can be substantial.


You’re in safe hands with Law Partners.

Your motorcycle accident lawyer is backed by a team of specialists including paralegals, medico-legal experts, forensic accountants and barristers. So you’re in safe hands with Australia’s largest specialist personal injury firm.

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Lydia Wheatley

Senior Associate

The best thing about being a personal injury solicitor is also the thing that drives and motivates me to be the best I can be and that’s the opportunity and ability to positively change the life of someone in need.

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Ben Cortese

Solicitor

Representing injured Australians carries a lot of responsibility which is never lost on me, and it’s this sense of duty that drives me to be the best I can be each and every day.

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Bashir El Kheir

Solicitor

No matter what, it’s my duty as a legal professional to always act in the client’s best interest whilst upholding the administration of justice.

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Minaa Mohmand

Associate

A great personal injury Solicitor will exhaust every avenue possible to maximise a client’s compensation entitlements. This is the Solicitor I strive to be for every one of my clients.

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Tanja Maksimovic

Senior Associate

My professional approach is to establish open and honest communication with every client in order to build trust. I want every client to have confidence in me that I’ll do whatever it takes to ensure they receive maximum compensation.

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Roger Firth

Solicitor

Injured Australians seeking compensation deserve a thorough solicitor. And a thorough solicitor is someone who never cuts corners and will properly map out the road to collecting the right evidence to give their client the best chance of achieving an ultimate outcome.

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Gillian Potts

Special Counsel

Being a calm-natured and patient person, I find that the best way to help my clients with their claims is to first focus on listening to them and understanding their needs, and then set about fulfilling those needs and exceeding their expectations.

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Bill Cortese

Managing Solicitor

As Managing Solicitor, I pride myself on being an expert communicator and a resourceful negotiator. These are the attributes necessary to turn a good outcome into an optimal outcome.

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I liked the way how Tanja Maksimovic and Jessica Terre worked on the CTP and TPD Claim Process. Very quick work and whenever I need help regarding these two claims, their response was very clear. I am very much happy with their work.

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What can I say? Absolutely amazing support and results from Lydia and her team at Law Partners. Dealing with an accident claim since 2019 and have had nothing but the best service.

I’d like to thank Lydia and the team for going above and beyond through the whole process of the claim. This will definitely help with the process of getting back on track with life after a traumatic accident.

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I was beyond happy with Ben and Allisa’s amazing professionalism and dedication in achieving the best possible outcome for my case, as I was involved in a serious car accident which left me with a broken nose and emotional trauma, they were there to guide me at every step of the way and supported me throughout the whole process, an absolutely amazing team.

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Frequently asked questions.

You can lodge your own claim without using a lawyer. However, it’s important to understand that if you leave out important details in your application, or if your certificate of fitness isn’t completed correctly, it’s likely you’ll miss out on benefits you’re entitled to. Our motorcycle accident injury lawyers can advise you on how to make sure you claim everything you’re entitled to, and we’ll provide free advice over the phone.

We work on a no win no fee, no disbursements basis, so you’ll only need to pay our fees if we win, and you receive your motorcycle accident compensation.

There’s a schedule of regulated fees a lawyer can be paid to assist you for claims up to $75,000.

  • These fees are paid by the insurer.
  • If your settlement amount is greater than $75,000, the insurer will contribute to your fees. We’ll provide you with a schedule of these fees, set out in an agreement.
  • This agreement is known as a “costs agreement”, and only applies to the amount we charge for your claim over the $75,000 threshold.
  • The regulated fees still apply to the work we do for the first $75,000 of your claim and are still paid by the insurer.

Once you submit your claim for motorcycle accident compensation it will be reviewed by the CTP insurer of the at-fault vehicle, which must send you a letter within one month to tell you if it’s accepting or denying the claim. If it accepts the claim, the insurer will then start making fortnightly payments to you.

The CTP insurer will then send you a second liability decision within three months of your claim being lodged. This liability decision indicates whether your injuries have been classified as minor or non-minor and who is at fault for the accident.

If your motorcycle injury claim is successful:

  • You should receive 95% of your pre-accident weekly earnings for the first 14 weeks.
  • Your payments will drop to 80-85% of your pre-accident weekly earnings after week 14.
  • From week 78 it reduces to 80-85% of your ‘loss of earning capacity’.
  • Income benefits will stop at 26 weeks if you were the driver mostly at fault or your injuries are minor.
  • Treatment is available after 26 weeks even if your injuries are minor or you were at fault.
  • Income support stops at 24 months – to receive support beyond that, you’ll need to submit a separate application for a lump sum (an Application for Damages under Common Law).

In NSW, lump sum motorcycle injury claim payouts (common law damages) are available to people with non-minor injuries who are not at fault.

  • Lump sum payouts for non-minor physical injuries are for more serious injuries like fractures. They also include nerve injuries, injuries that require surgery, brain injuries and scarring.
  • Lump sum payouts for non-minor psychological or psychiatric injuries cover diagnosed psychological or psychiatric illnesses such as depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as well as a range of others.

You must make your motorcycle accident compensation claim within 28 days to be eligible for income loss from the date of the accident. The final claim lodgement date is three months from the accident, although this can be extended in certain circumstances. You can call us on 13 15 15 for free advice on submitting your claim.


Why should I choose Law Partners?

Caring for our clients drives everything we do – that’s why thousands of Australians every year choose Law Partners.

We’ll match you with a motorcycle accident lawyer who specialises claims like yours.

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We’ll build a personal relationship with you and your family to make sure we understand the true impact of your injuries.

Your motorcycle accident compensation team will check in with you regularly and always keep you up to date with your case.

We win over 99% of our cases and pride ourselves in winning more compensation.

Do I have a case?

Our senior lawyers will assess your case for free.


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