Request a
Free Call Back

Responsible Pet Ownership

Responsible pet ownership not only includes providing your pet with the adequate shelter, food and water but a lot of other things too. Welfare of the pets is completely the owner’s responsibility. The commitment of having a pet is that of the lifetime which can be up to 18 years for dogs, and even longer for other animals. If you own a dog you should not break the leash laws in public as you may put other dogs and their owners at risk. You should also train your pet with the help a professional trainer if your pet has social issues. This would ensure right behaviour in public. You should not indulge in the aggressive activities or play with your pet as it can lead it behaving the same in public. Regular vet care and proper training can control any aggressive nature your pet in public. One should follow a responsible pet ownership because the injuries and attacks by some pets can cause serious damage which may lead to you having to pay out compensation.

The attacks by pets are less prevalent than any other accidents but it can lead to serious injuries. The owners of these pets are responsible to pay the compensation to the injured as it is a result of their negligence in most of the cases. The negligence of the owners includes the failure to give training and care to the pet, failure to keep the pet in leash.

The pet attack claims usually involve dog bites but other pet’s bites also make the owner liable for the claim. If your have been a victim of such an attack then, you can consult a personal injury lawyer that can help you get the compensation for these complicated claims. These cases are usually very tricky as the lawyers have to prove the pet as the source of the injury and that the owner of the pet already knew about the pet being dangerous and prone to threatening behaviour. In a lot of cases these lawyers have prove the negligence of the owner. Apart from the injured, anyone who is walking on the road becomes frightened by snapping of the pet can also claim the compensation from the owner. The compensation to the injured is denied in case the opposing party has proved him to provoke the pet to attack. Hire an expert personal injury lawyer and get the fair compensation for the suffering and pain undergone by you. These lawyers will help you in their best possible way with the knowledge and understanding.

Work Accident Claim
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