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Dog Bite Compensation Claims

The news of dog bites and other animal related accidents have been quite common in the  news today. Dogs are among the favourite pets of people in UK. Though it would not be right to say that all dogs have the vicious streak, still at the end of the day we must not forget that they are animals and have their own animal urges and possess sharp teeth. Many cases have been reported that involves the dog being placid since its birth and suddenly inflicting serious injury to any of the family members or friends. Victims of such dog bites have many times claimed for a dog bite compensation claims.

There are various signs that must be noticed in dogs which may pave warning signs to you. Pinning the back of their ears, reduced movement, bearing teeth and their snarling sound are some of these signs that can be takes as cautions for dog attack. Dogs generally attack things that are placed at a short distance from them, so it is better to maintain a distance from them if you think they are agitated. They normally attack the part of the body which is most visible that may involve a leg or a face probably. Also, in case you are short in height, the more will be your probability in sustaining injuries as you will not be able to pose a good opponent in fight with the dog.

Injuries by dog attacks are common both among children and adults. Dog bites may leave psychological trauma, permanent disfigurement and even death in a few extreme cases.  It is thereby necessary to be careful while you deal with dogs, irrespective of the fact that they are your pet or just a stray dog.

Personal injury lawyers can be approached for a dog bite compensation claim. This will not cost you anything as the solicitors are available at no win, no fee basis. That is to say, there is no need for the victim to pay any fee to the solicitors unless the appropriate compensation amount is awarded to them. These personal injury solicitors can easily be accessed over the Internet and they make sure that you get the right amount of compensation according to the suffering and losses that you have endured due to the dog attack that you have undergone. So, do not hesitate if you have been a victim of any animal related accidents and ask for a compensation claim today!

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Pedestrian Fall from Bicycle
Miss H was knocked off her bicycle when her front tyre struck a loose paving stone jutting into the road. She sustained a head injury causing severe short term memory loss and mood swings. After 2 years her original Solicitors withdrew from the case as they believed her claim had less than a 50% chance of succeeding. Miss H contacted Cooks who agreed to represent her on a No win No fee basis.

Within 18 months the matter was resolved and Miss H received a settlement cheque of £300,000.00. She told us
"Thank you Cooks for believing in me and my claim. My Solicitor was always available to me and happy to explain each step of the process. The only surprise was how much you managed to obtain for me without the need to go to trial. I will tell all my friends about your great service."
Miss H from London