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Animal Related Injury Claims

Millions of people are bitten by animals annually. In these cases the sufferer has full authority to ask for monetary compensation from the responsible party. Animal related injury claims are made against the animal owner or responsible party when a pet animal injures a person.

Animal related injury claims are made if the pet hurts behaving naturally or without your fault. According to the animal act 1971 compensation should be given to innocent and injured person. Occupiers Liability Act 1957 is also made to relieve the sufferer in animal related injury claims.

There are facts ought to be collected to backup your animal related injury claims such as the name and contact details of animal owner and eyewitnesses. Always seek an established and certified law firm to get details of what damages can be recovered by animal related injury claims.

If the animal owner is well aware of the animal’s bad temperament that can harm others than he or she can be held responsible for the injury caused. Animal related injury claims are made against the parents of the minor who was watching the pet when the incidence occurred. The sufferer can also sue the property owner in which the incidence occurred for carelessly allowing animals to roam in the area.

Animal related injury claims are made according to the seriousness of injury. These claims are made to recover damages like scarring, disfigurement and physical pain due to animal attack. The sufferer can only be given compensation if the fault is 100% from animal owner’s side.

Determining legal rights in case of animal related injury claims is a bit complicated but hiring a specialised and skilled lawyer can make things easier. Check the track record and testaments of the lawyer before consulting. Keep the medical bills intact so as to get back appropriate compensation.

Animal related injury claims can be traumatic so the sufferer deserves compensation. Animal injuries need long time care and so the compensation should include both time and money allowance. The victim should search for personal injury attorneys working on “no win no fee” basis and who have prior experience of handling animal injury cases. These lawyers take their fees from compensatory amount.


In order to get appropriate animal injury related compensation victim should file a lawsuit in the court of law. Court will check the pros and cons and decide if the victim should be given compensation or not. The court will calculates the sufferings and responsible party is ordered to pay off the sum.

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