A successful motorcycle accident insurance claim depends on a variety of factors:
The most important key to a successful motorcycle accident injury claim is having the correct and adequate insurance policy for you and your motorcycle.
Proper documentation of the accident:
It is advisable, to collect as much information as possible in the aftermath of a motorcycle accident. Take photographs of the scene, gather witness names and contact information. It is also important to immediately notify the police about the accident. The police report can play an important role in the claims process.
Seek medical attention as soon as possible. Even if injuries are not evident, it is important to let a medical professional evaluate your condition. When it is time to consider a settlement, medical records can help you put an appropriate value on your case.
Notify appropriate insurance companies:
Notify the appropriate insurance companies of your intent to file a claim. You must file the notice within the time frame given by the insurance companies. If you fail to notify on time, your claim could be rejected.