Dog and animal ownership is on the increase in the UK, and as a result so are is the frequency of animal injuries. Animal owners are responsible for keeping them under control.
Have you been the victim of an animal attack
As such, if a person is injured by an animal, the owner may in breach of their common law duty of care and liable to compensate the victim. If you or your child has been attacked by an animal, please call us on 0800 014 8727 to discuss your case, or alternatively, fill out the simple form and we will call you back at a time convenient to you.
More Information on Animal Injuries
Claims for personal injury caused by animal attacks can be brought under common law or, in the case of a number of specific “types” of dogs, under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. The “types” of dog to which the act applies are:
The Act also cover cross breeds, and amongst other things, requires these “types” of dog to be muzzled and kept on a lead in public.
Sadly, the majority of dog attacks tend to be children or teenagers who are often left with scarring in addition to psychological problems, such as a permanent fear of animals and a phobia of going out in public alone for fear of another attack.
For expert advice on the application the laws relating to animal attacks, please contact one of our specialist solicitors on 0800 014 8727. The call is free and you will speak to a qualified and experienced solicitor, who will be more than happy to discuss the details of your case with you. Alternatively fill out the form to the right and we will call you back.
Personal injury claim form
Please fill in the form below as accurately as possible, using the box at the end to provide additional information. Please then indicate when you would like us to call you back to discuss your case. All fields marked with * are mandatory.
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