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Injured By a Pet

Recently, has your loved one or you been injured by a pet because of someone else’s negligence? Consequently, if you have suffered any medicinal treatment which incurred cost, any emotional or physical pain or loss of wages, you are fully entitled to attain due compensation for all the losses suffered. You might face a pet bite (commonly a dog bite) while going for a walk.  You might also have been walking with your own pet and were bitten by some other pet or stray animal. If these situations were not because of your fault, you can avail the rightful compensation claim amount.

It might be a dog or cat, which has attacked you or your loved one and the owner of that pet is liable to pay compensation for the same. Injured by a pet can include being hardly kicked by a big animal like horse or even horse tossing you from its back. These types of accidents can result to severe injuries or pain and may affect your chest, leg, neck or head.

Confirming that the possessor of that dog, cat or horse is responsible for the injuries suffered can tremendously contribute in availing the injured by a pet compensation claim. if the pet behaved aggressively then the owner of the pet will be held liable for the injuries faced, where as if the victim was provoking or teasing the animal to act aggressively, the owner of the pet will be not be held responsible. Thus, it is essential to show that it was the pet’s fault, which resulted in the damages and the injuries.

Few of the steps that when taken can prove to be of great benefit in turning your case in your favour are: taking sufficient images of the accident, taking the images of the damages and the injuries faced or noting the name and the contact details of the witnesses present when the accident happened. Reporting the incident with the local police might also help.

All the proofs can be presented in the court to avail maximum compensation. It is essential to note down that the claim against the liable party requires to be made within a specific frame of time generally within three years after the accident happened. Availing the services of the personal injury lawyer can also prove to be very useful, since the professional lawyers hold great expertise in handling pet injury cases.

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Mr W was working as an electrician in a poorly lit cellar when he fell onto breeze blocks left by the contractor. He suffered a knee injury that prevented him from pursuing his dream of setting up a business on his own. Mr W was awarded £57,000.00
"I would give the money back today not to have had this accident, but I felt in safe hands with my Solicitor."
Mrs W of Portsmouth