If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident, there are a series of steps that you will need to take to file a proper claim for damages and the treatment of any injuries sustained. Filing a claim may be a confusing process if you have never done it before. However, if you take the proper steps it will help you get what you need to repair or replace your motorcycle and treat any injuries that were sustained.
Document the Accident
You will want to document the accident as best you can. This means taking photos of the damage sustained and the accident scene. Be sure to get any witness statements that back your claim and get their contact information in case you need to go to court. If the witnesses remained at the scene when the police arrived, they will get their statements as well.
File the Claim
You are going to need guidance to the claims process and your insurance agent is a good place to start. They will now how the claims process for the insurance company works so you can follow it properly. In addition to the evidence at the scene, you will need to provide estimates from motorcycle repair shops about the damage sustained to your bike. Plus, documentation of the treatment of any injuries sustained. All of this will be needed so you can file your claim.