Articles in ‘Animal accidents’ Category
Every now and again, we see a high profile case in the news, where a walker has been killed or seriously injured by cows. This news may be a shock for most of the country but, sadly, given my role as a solicitor representing people who have been injured or killed by animals, this type of incident is not uncommon.
Many of us are guilty of not wearing a helmet when out riding, be that on a horse or on a bicycle. We often see cases in the media of people being seriously injured or even killed when they were involved in an accident and were not wearing a helmet.
Richard Brooks, partner in our Personal Injury team, helps you to understand the likelihood of a cow attack, how you might be able to avoid one, and what you can do if you are unfortunate enough to have been victim to one.
Sarah was out walking with her dog, her husband and her brother when she found herself in a field of cows.
Our client was helping to load another person’s horse into her own horsebox when she was injured.
£4,600 secured for client left scarred by dog attack.
£325,000 secured despite the insurers of our client’s employer denying liability for the accident.
Five-figure compensation secured following accident which caused significant injury.
Six-figure settlement secured for kick which caused significant injuries.