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Pet Bite Claim

When someone brings home a pet, they should first be aware of the responsibilities that have made a commitment to. If the pet is an animal that can attack other people and cause serious injuries, the owner has to be cautious and a responsible pet owner. The number of pet attacks has increased over the years. The main cause of these attacks is the negligence on the part of the owner. If anyone has suffered a pet attack, they can rightfully file for a pet bite claim for the attack. It is advisable to take the help of your lawyer while you take the case forward and claim the compensation amount.

There are certain pets that are aggressive in nature. The owner has the full responsibility towards the safety of people who visit the house or live in the neighbourhood. He should know how to control his pet so that he does not attack anyone. If the owner fails to do so, he is liable to pay the compensation to the injured person. The animal may be a dog or even a bull. Some of the small animals can also cause injuries. The owner should first learn how to control his pet. If he cannot, it is better to keep a caretaker that can do the work instead.

If you have been injured in such a case, you should try and know the name and address of the person to whom the pet belongs. Rush to the doctor and get proper medication. You will also have to keep your medical reports as a proof of the injury. If you think that the animal may cause harm to other people as well, you should contact the police and get the pet controlled. It is also possible that the owner has taken some sort of a claim for the injury caused by his pet. If yes, then you can avail the benefits.

You will have to take the help of a lawyer that deals in the personal injury matters. He will help you claim the compensation for the injury. The compensation amount will also include the psychological damage and the amount you have spent on your treatment. If the injury is serious and the person has lost his job for a few days or forever, the compensation will be more and. The best way to go about these cases is to hire a personal injury solicitor that would guide you through the case and will also help you win the pet bite claim.

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Pedestrian run over by car
Mrs K was knocked over by a car that mounted the pavement, fracturing her tibia. Following extensive medical investigations organised by Cooks, it transpired that the accident brought forward the need for a knee replacement operation in the next 5-10 years. Cooks settled Mrs K’s claim for £28,750.00 she said:
"I am very pleased with the service I have received and would recommend Cookss to my friends. My claim was handled in a very professional manner and I was kept informed of it’s progress. Everyone I met or spoke to was helpful and considerate and I felt confident in their abilities. This was important to me at the time of my accident and later."
Mrs K from Streetly