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Accidents Involving Animals

Accidents which are caused due to animals have become quite rampant these days.  Car Accidents involving animals can be caused due to reasons like a hit with a stray horse or an animal like a deer running ahead of the car. The law related to animal related accidents recognises that the victim gets monetary relief.
If the victim is completely faultless in an accident the claim for compensation will be recognised by the court. Dog bite accidents with children are perhaps the most frequent animal related accidents and professional solicitors with expertise are required to win claims in such cases. Dogs are defensive animals and they tend to attack or feel scared when approached. If dogs bite a person they are behaving quite usually, then owners are the ones who are responsible for compensation. The bulk of car accidents related to animals occur due to reasons like ghastly reckless driving, carelessness in exercising care or driver’s inattention, inadvertent speeding or racing and aggressive driving. The major reasons due to which car accidents involving animals are caused include reasons like collisions with animals on the road like horses, mooses or deers, but it also include animals like cows, dogs, birds, and horses. Car Accidents involving animals can also be caused in the night especially when people are travelling through rural areas and jungles.  Drivers should be extra alert, particularly when driving during night time because at that time animals like owls, hedgehogs, bats and badgers are most active. If you see an animal crossing the road in the night time, just slow down your car to avoid accidents. Many animals especially stag and deers in special will get scared by the headlights and will not voluntarily run away by seeing a car.

If you see a stag, deer or a moose cross a road in front of you, make sure that you reduce the speed of the car. Animals often traverse in groups and so another may run out. Also try to put brakes and try not to over-speed the car as it can lead to a severe accident.
It is very important to have a car insurance policy to seek important amount to of compensation in accidents related to animals. The car insurance provider can help its clients by reporting any accidents to the police involving animals. It is better to take a car insurance policy to get adequate help in case if a vehicle gets hit by stray vehicles that are crossing the road. 

Miss G was a passenger in her partner’s car when he lost control on an icy road. She suffered a back and shoulder injury that healed within 1 year. Cooks Legal resolved the matter within 5 months of obtaining her instructions presenting her with a cheque for £2,350.00
"I was very nervous about claiming but Cooks made it so easy. I filled in a form, went to a Dr’s appointment arranged by them, and they did the rest."
Miss G from Peterborough