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.
Personal injury lawyer and beekeeper Richard Brooks takes a look at a recent story about a young boy who was injured by bees, and what the legal position is should you be victim of an angry swarm.
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.
Our client was helping to load another person’s horse into her own horsebox when she was injured.
£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.
£65,000 settlement secured under Animals Act and negligence for accident on trail.
After hearing of a recent and tragic case involving animals injuring and even killing members of the public, Richard Brooks clarifies whether the animal has to be considered ‘dangerous’ for a claim to be brought.