Moped & Scooter Accident Compensation Claims

Monthly statistics from the Motor Cycle Industry Association show that sales of mopeds and scooters account for approximately a third of all new motorcycle registrations.

Many of these sales are as a result of the growing last mile delivery explosion, which coupled with the high costs of fuel means that more and more people are taking to the road on two wheels.
The surge in demand for moped and scooters is leading to more vulnerable road users on the road at any one time, and add to this that many of the delivery riders are also learner riders, the potential for an accident becomes more probable.
Injuries that we see from moped and scooter accidents often mirror those of accidents involving larger motorbikes and can include broken bones and head, neck and back injuries.
A claim can be made by a moped or scooter rider if they were injured in an accident that was caused by another road user or pedestrian or was caused due to defects in the road surface.

Those using mopeds and scooters for work as delivery riders, will need to make a claim for an accident at work, and the claim will include any time needed off work as a result of the accident, known as loss of earnings. We can assist with these calculations and obtain redress for this along with your claim for personal injury and damage to your moped or scooter.

A report produced by UCL found that gig riders were monitored on delivery speed, and employers had little regard for the safety of the riders. The report was supported by the Department of Transport, with David Davies the Executive Director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) saying: "Companies are exploiting their delivery gig-workers, risking their safety and the safety of other road users for profit. The use of delivery gig-workers in the hot food sector has expanded enormously. It is high time that the governments and HSE stepped in to prevent these dangerous practices."

  • No win, no fee service
  • Expert biker-lawyers
  • We deal with all injuries, no matter their severity
  • We deal with loss of earnings calculations
  • Rehabilitation
  • Repairs and moped/scooter hire
  • Replacement kit
  • Fantastic discounts on new kit using Sorrymate Hub

What should you do if you’ve been involved in an accident as a moped or scooter rider?

You shouldn’t move until you’ve checked yourself for injuries. Back and neck injuries can be made worse by moving after the accident before medical help arrived.

Don’t remove your helmet unless you are having difficulty breathing. This would take over any concern about head or spinal injuries

Get someone at the scene to call 999 immediately.

Don’t try to move the bike and stay where you are as long as you are not in any further danger from moving traffic.

Check yourself for injuries, and remove any new or additional dangers.

If you are able to, gather as much information at the scene as you can, including witness details, photographs of the vehicles and their position on the road.

If you are unable to do that then ask someone to do it for you. Evidence at the scene is always crucial in proving fault and liability when presenting your claim.

All of our team are legally qualified ranging from Solicitors to Legal Executives, and all are also bikers. Some of our team are also APIL members https://www.apil.org.uk/ which helps to ensure that we are all up to date with leading case law on personal injury and compensation awards.

If you’ve been involved in an accident as a moped or scooter rider get in touch with us today and let us help.

How We Work:

Step 1
Get In Touch

Contact us by filling out the online enquiry form today. One of the team will get back at a time that is convenient for you.

Step 2
FREE Chat

We will talk through your accident and get all the relevant information we need.

Step 4
Your Case

Your dedicated biker-solicitor will develop your case. We will be in regular contact throughout the process.

Step 5
You Receive Compensation

Once your case is closed you will receive your compensation.

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