Pillion passenger sues for injuries sustained after being thrown off motorbike
A lady pillion passenger on a motorbike is warded compensation in a road traffic accident.
Accident Circumstances: Our client was riding pillion on the back of the defendants motorcycle and while travelling along Upper Raby Road in Cheshire the defendant braked hard unnecessarily and without any warning. As a result the defendant lost control of the motorbike which then came off the road causing our client to fall from the bike and onto the ground.
Client’s Injuries: Fracture of right foot and exacerbation injury to right ankle.
What did Hayward Baker Solicitors do to help: One of our personal injury specialists Alison Spriggs who is a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives took on the case on a no-win-no-fee basis and sent a letter of claim to the defendant, who admitted liability for the accident Medical evidence was obtained to show the extent of our client’s injuries to the defendant insurers and a subsequent report on our client’s injuries was used to help Alison value the claim for compensation. Alison also help our client to obtain money for her out of pocket expenses part of the claim to include travel expenses relating to the accident, care and assistance, physiotherapy treatment and a sum for damaged bike leathers.
Resolution: The case settled for £4,746.40