Supporting motorcyclists involved in a collision

Major Trauma Group and the British Biker Relief Foundation supporting motorcyclists and their families

Major Trauma Group and the British Biker Relief Foundation (BBRF) are working together to provide specialist legal assistance and support for motorcyclists and their families across the UK after serious and life changing injuries sustained in a motorcycle collision.

Through BBRF, we’re supporting riders and loved ones who are living with the often devastating effects of such serious incidents and injuries. Together, we’re able to offer emotional support, financial assistance, and legal advice when people need it most.

With Major Trauma Group’s UK-wide network of specialist solicitors and BBRF’s support running across England, Scotland and Wales, we really can assist riders & families when it is needed most.

British Biker Relief Foundation provide support and assistance to the family of those affected, not just the individual.

British Biker Relief Foundation

You may see our BBRF stands at rallies and events across the UK. We're at the heart of the biker community to provide for the biker community.

How Major Trauma Group and BBRF can help

Major Trauma Group and British Biker Relief Foundation have teamed up to help support motorcyclists and their families who have been involved in a motorbike collision and suffered serious injury.

If the collision was someone else’s fault, it doesn’t make sense that you take the burden for the financial consequences of your injuries.

Major Trauma Group has solicitor members throughout the UK who are specialists at compensation claims for motorcyclists. Their experience and expertise in dealing with complex injuries involves a focus on specialist rehabilitation at the earliest possible opportunity, providing the injured person with the best possible outcome.

Financial support for things including:

  • children’s books,
  • small grants for things like travel expenses back and forth to hospital or appointments,
  • funeral assistance,
  • physiotherapy and rehabilitation sessions,
  • school clothes,
  • respite holidays,

The emotional and psychological trauma that follows physical trauma can be difficult to heal.

At BBRF we have helped from providing some friendly advice, to all-important counselling for adults and children helping them deal with loss.

The implications of injuries don't mean that people have to stop doing the things they love, in the places they enjoy. Instead adaptations can be made to assist with things like:

  • providing mobility aids and wheelchairs
  • home and garden conversions
  • vehicles and adaptations to those vehicles

Testimonials from people the British Biker Relief Foundation have helped

What BBRF do and why - by Andy Arscott, Founder

It was the end of the summer of 2011, and the roads were still full.

The southwest of the UK, where I live, had had its fair share of motorcycle accidents across the year, but then in the space of just 5 weeks there was a spate of 6 serious motorcycle accidents, 3 of them fatal and all within a 20-mile radius of my home.

Across the next few months, it became apparent that there was very little support for either rider or family in the short or long term. Government financial support could take months, ongoing medical support, although amazing, was minimal and dealing with the legal system was incredibly stressful and drawn out.

One of the riders didn’t have life insurance, the funeral was minimal through necessity, the family couldn’t pay their rent, his bank accounts were frozen and all this on top of losing their loved one.

I started looking on the internet, initially just out of interest, to see what support was available and to my shock and surprise, I found there was nothing out there for family or rider to help them through. I just thought this was wrong and at that moment, the idea of the British Biker Relief Foundation (BBRF) was born.

At that time, I didn’t know where to start but I knew what I wanted to achieve. To support motorcyclists and their families across the UK after serious motorcycle collisions and fatalities. It sounds simple but it became apparent very quickly that just offering one type of support, be that financial or emotional wouldn’t be enough, as everyone’s experience and needs are completely unique to them.

So, I decided there and then that the charity would be arranged to always consider every genuine request for assistance to best support their personal needs.

Across the years and with the help of our support members, volunteers and small but incredibly dedicated team running the organisation, we’ve been able to help 1000’s of individuals and families.

The ways we’ve helped have been varied, including:

  • some friendly advice,
  • providing mobility aids and wheelchairs,
  • home and garden conversions,
  • vehicles and adaptations to those vehicles,
  • children’s books,
  • helping deal with loss,
  • small grants,
  • funeral assistance,
  • physiotherapy,
  • school clothes,
  • respite holidays,
  • putting people in contact with qualified and passionate motorcycle orientated lawyers like the Major Trauma Group,
  • and all-important counselling for adults and children.

Through all these things and more, the BBRF have been here to help whenever we can.

BBRF Biker Support, its just what we do.

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BBRF out and about

The BBRF stand at Thunder in the Glen

Wheelchairs ready to deliver to supported members

Major Trauma Group and BBRF providing
legal, financial and emotional support throughout the UK

To find out more or discuss your legal claim, get in touch by:

Contact us for legal or financial assistance following a motorcycle collision

It's not easy...

We know moving forward after major trauma can be difficult.

We're here to help you gain a better outcome by providing the expert legal advice you and your family deserve.

It's not easy...

We know moving forward after major trauma can be difficult.

We're here to help you gain a better outcome by providing the expert legal advice you and your family deserve.

Major Trauma Group member firms, include:

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The logo of Burnetts Solicitors
The logo of Lime Solicitors
The logo of HCC Solicitors
The logo of Ashtons Legal
The logo of CL Medilaw - founder member of Major Trauma Group
The logo of Premex+
The logo of Enable Law - founder member of Major Trauma Group
The logo of Boyes Turner
The logo of Moore Barlow - founder member of Major Trauma Group

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