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Dog Attack Compensation

If you have been attacked, knocked over or bitten by a dog and endured an injury from the incident, then you have the legal right to ask for the compensation from the owner. There have been some incidents also when a serious attack by a dog or pack of dogs can lead to death of the victim. Puncture wounds, bites, flesh wounds and scratches by the dog attack can cause a lot of viral and bacterial infections as well as scaring. Better treatment can be given to you if you are able to tell medical examiners the breed of the dog that has attacked you. It will also help your claim if you are able to identify the breed of the dog.

The details of the owner whose dog has caused you injury can be helpful at the time of filing for the claim. The owner can get away without giving you any compensation in case the owner proves it was because your negligence. It is also important for you to report the accident to the police immediately. Determining whether the dog that has attacked you, is covered home and contents insurance or pet insurance, as both of these can result in getting you the claim.

Dog attack compensation can be received for the all the mental and physical suffering endured by you. All the costs of the medical treatment are covered in the compensation amount. Personal injury solicitors can be hired for getting the fair amount of dog attack compensation. These solicitors have are experienced in handling such cases and make you understand all the pros and cons of the cases. The detailed study of your case can ensure fair compensation to you. These claims are not easy to file and there are a lot of requirements that are to be met before the case proceeds. If the dog has already has a history of attacks because of the aggressive nature and the owner has failed to safeguard public for the same, then the owner of the dog can be held liable. But the most difficult part is to prove these incidents have happened in past with the same dog because of its aggressive tendencies. In this case the skilled personal injury lawyers can be of great help. They know the tactics to handle such cases with ease. If you have suffered any kind of injury because of the dog attack without any fault of yours then you can contact the solicitors for the convenient dog attack compensation claim.

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