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The MB legal column is compiled by managing partner Andrew ‘Chef’ Prendergast and his bike-riding barristers and solicitors at White Dalton Motorcycle Solicitors.

The firm deals with personal injury claims and its sister company, Motor Defence Solicitors, deals with all the motoring offences.

White Dalton lawyers have a vast knowledge of bike law, and they have full bike licences, too. They don’t act for insurance companies or the prosecution. White Dalton is Britain’s premier specialist motorcycle law practice, and if its professionals don’t know the answer to your question, there probably isn’t one. Don’t rely on the advice from your insuranceappointed solicitor, get proper independent advice.

Satnav Distraction

Satnav Distraction

12 May 2022

I live in east London. As I had a meeting in central, I decided to take my BMW G 310 R. Approximately 30 minutes later I was lying on a stretcher in the back of an ambulance.

SORN'd the wrong bike

SORN’d the wrong bike

05 May 2022

We are very fortunate and both I and my wife have a bike each in the garage. I’ve got a ZZR1400 and she has a ZZR600. Anyway, last winter I made a Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN) declaration for both bikes.

Sack of potatoes

Sack of potatoes

14 Apr 2022

I have had a freaky accident. My Mum lives in a bungalow in a tiny hamlet. I swung round to visit her on my Honda CBF125.

Subrogated claim

Subrogated claim

07 Apr 2022

I work as Head of Communications at a huge PLC. As part of the payment package, I get health insurance with one of the big boys.

Washed out

Washed out

24 Mar 2022

Last summer I insured my Honda NC700. As I was pretty skint, I decided to do it online.

Should I accept the compensation?

Should I accept the compensation?

27 Jan 2022

I was born with one leg (below the knee) and at about the age of seven my old man sat me down and said: “Son, with one leg, I’m not going to lie, it’s going to be tough. If you want anything in life, you are going to have to do it for yourself coz […]

Autofill Insurance Calamity

Autofill Insurance Calamity

16 Dec 2021

I currently have an old CG125. I was hoping to get my full bike test done this year but then the dreaded Cov struck the country and put the mockers on that idea.

14 days expired, can I ignore the NIP?

14 days expired, can I ignore the NIP?

25 Nov 2021

I have just received a Notice of Intended Prosecution for allegedly speeding at 43mph in a 30mph limit on my Kwak Z1000.

What is a Solicitor Liaison Officer?

What is a Solicitor Liaison Officer?

18 Nov 2021

I was riding home on my Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 without a care in the world. Whilst it was bloomin’ chilly, it wasn’t raining, so I was happy.

Buyer uninsured

Buyer uninsured

04 Nov 2021

It’s been a tough year for everyone and following redundancy, I have been clearing out the garage of all my ‘toys’. I have been gutted, but needs must. I put my XJR1300 up on Facebook Marketplace.

Grumpy copper

Grumpy copper

21 Oct 2021

I was heading to work on my Lexmoto LXR125. It’s fair to say I won’t be breaking any land speed records with this bike. However, it’s a trusty old steed and does the job.

Stolen from a garage

Stolen from a garage

07 Oct 2021

My insurer is a ‘bobbing rastard’ as they have refused to pay out on a technicality. I have an R1, and I told them it was garaged, which it duly was.

Bought with outstanding finance

Bought with outstanding finance

23 Sep 2021

Last April I spotted a Kawasaki VN 900 bike on Facebook marketplace. It was a 2009 bike but looked absolutely mint. I contacted the chap and after some back and forth we struck a deal.

Warranty woes

Warranty woes

09 Sep 2021

I purchased a brand new motorbike outright in early 2020. The bike came with a two-year ‘warranty’.

Wheel Nut

Wheel Nut

19 Aug 2021

Last week I took my Suzuki GSX750 to my local dealer for a service. They must have let the trainee have a crack at it as the idiots forgot to tighten up the back wheel properly.

Medical negligence

Medical negligence

12 Aug 2021

A year ago I was merrily riding along the road on my Harley-Davidson Fat Boy when a cyclist jumped a red light and rode straight into my left-hand side.

Neighbourly conflict

Neighbourly conflict

29 Jul 2021

I’ve always loved bikes but have never had one myself and was thinking of doing my test. After chatting with my neighbour, who I have known for the past 10 years, he offered to take me out on the back of his bike.

Romantic getaway

Romantic getaway

15 Jul 2021

The plan had been a romantic weekend with my fella. I booked us into a pub in the Lake District. We rocked up to the place and went to park up near the kitchen door on the side of the property, out of sight of the road.

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Client Feedback

White Dalton have handled 1000's of motorcycle accident cases over the years. Here is some feedback from some of our recent clients...

First class

[Dealt with] very well. Very happy with the service

Edward

Satisfactory

[Dealt with] satisfactorily

Alan

Very organised

Very organised and I was happy that I got a female solicitor! Everything was done smoothly and I was informed of events well in advance

GC

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White Dalton Motorcycle Solicitors are Britain’s most specialist motorbike accident compensation claims solicitors, dealing with all legal aspects of motorcycle accident compensation claims.

Every one of our motorbike solicitors rides and we have total motorbike experience. We have years of experience in successfully gaining compensation for motorcyclists injured on the road.