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If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motorbike accident, whether as a rider or a passenger, you may be able to make a motorcycle claim for compensation. 

Shine Lawyers have expert motorcycle lawyers all around Australia that work on a No Win, No Fee* basis, meaning you don’t pay for our legal costs unless we win your compensation claim. 

Motorcycle accident claim compensation

Shine Lawyers are experienced compensation lawyers who can guide you on what you might be able to claim from a bike accident. Motorbike accident compensation is often available for people who have suffered:

The amount you receive depends on the extent of your injuries and how they were caused. This will be considered alongside:

  • Hospital expenses

  • Pain and suffering

  • Loss of earnings; and

  • Other injury-related costs from your accident.

Check if you have a claim with our simple, free online tool.

What we will ask: 

  • Details about the accident and injuries that have happened to you or your loved one 

  • Basic personal information that is relevant and necessary for your claim

What happens next:

  • Either book a no-obligation appointment with a motor vehicle accident legal expert right away or,

  • Speak with our team about your options

How much compensation can I get following a motorbike injury? 

The amount of compensation you are entitled to depends on the nature of your case. Some clients may receive compensation into five or six figures.

It depends on your situation and the facts of your case as to how much compensation you may receive. Typically, compensation can vary according to: 

  • How bad the injuries are 

  • Your age 

  • How much you have lost and will lose in income

  • How much pain and suffering you've experienced

  • How much care you need because of your motorcycle accident

  • How much you have paid out of your own pocket for hospital and medical expenses

What about damage to my motorbike and possessions?

Any accident damage to your possessions while on the motorbike or to the motorbike itself can generally be claimed through your own insurance provider. It’s possible that in some cases the insurer will agree to pay for some or all your ongoing treatment, so you are not out of pocket while you’re waiting for your claim to be finalised. 

What can I claim motorbike accident compensation for? 

Every motorbike injury claim is different, but generally, it’s possible to claim for things like: 

  • Loss of income

  • Medical and hospital expenses 

  • Pain and suffering 

  • Help you need at home (paid or unpaid) 

A motorbike injury law expert at Shine Lawyers can advise you on what you might be able to claim, once they know more about your situation. 

In most cases a monetary value is placed on the gap between your life path before injury your motorcycle injury and your life path after the injury. 

Whether you’ve been riding a motorcycle for work or for other reasons and have been injured, get in touch today. 

Why are motorcycle compensation claims increasing?

Motorbikes are popular in Australia, with registrations increasing every year. All road accidents are devastating, but riding a motorbike can make you more vulnerable than if you were in a car. The size of a motorbike as opposed to other motor vehicles, also means other road users sometimes may fail to see you.

Learn more about how New South Wales and Brisbane incur the most motorcycle accidents here.

Who can make a motorbike accident claim?  

Our team of motorbike accident experts will listen to your situation, outline your claim options based on your injuries and what occurred during the road accident. Common accidents that may be eligible for motorbike accident compensations claim include:

Why a pedestrian accident lawyer is important

If you or your loved one is a pedestrian who has been injured in a road accident, it’s important to get the right legal advice as soon as possible. In an instant, your life may have been changed due to your road accident personal injuries.

Even if you were at fault in the accident or don’t have insurance, there may be pedestrian compensation options available. These options can vary, depending on which state or territory you’re in.

It’s always worth making an obligation-free initial consultation. You’ll get the legal advice you need, specific to your pedestrian accident compensation claims situation.

How Shine can help

We have helped thousands of Australians right wrong and access more than $1 billion in entitlements and compensation through our expert services.

95% of the cases we represent are settled without the stress of going to court.

We offer access to affordable legal advice including on a No Win, No Fee* basis and an obligation-free initial consultation, so you can understand your rights and know where you stand.

*Conditions apply 

We are ready to take action to get you quick access to the help and compensation you need to right wrong. 


Are there motorbike accident lawyers near me?

With offices in almost every major Australian city, surrounding suburbs and region, location is no barrier when it comes to accessing Shine Lawyers legal advice and support. 

If you aren‘t able to find a location near you, we can easily arrange an obligation-free virtual appointment or discuss the option to meet at a location that’s comfortable and convenient for you.

If you’d like to speak to our motorbike accident team in person, you can see our full list of locations here. 

What will it cost me to make a motorbike injury claim compensation claim?

How much it may cost for you to bring forward a claim for compensation with Shine Lawyers depends on the work required to resolve your claim. You can be sure that if you bring a claim forward, you won’t have to pay our legal fees unless we win your claim at the end. 

This is all part of our No Win, No Fee* service offering. When one of our expert motorbike injury lawyers sits down with you and gets an idea of your situation and the facts of your case, they should be able to give you an indication at this point how much you could expect. 

Who pays me the motorbike injury compensation?

Generally, it’s the insurance company of the person or entity at fault that will pay you the compensation you need. The other driver or party at fault, individually, doesn’t usually pay anything out of their own pocket. Their insurance company generally handles everything.

How long does it take to get the motorbike injury compensation?

The motorbike injury claims process can take anywhere from 12 to 18 months to finalise; however, its possible claims can go beyond this if your case is quite complicated. It just depends on the facts of your situation. 

A motorbike injury expert at Shine Lawyers should be able to give you an idea once they know a bit more about your situation – just contact us today to take the first step. 

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