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    Category : Dog attack injury claims

    Can I claim as a postman bitten by a dog?


    ContentsWhat are the chances of you being bitten by a dog at work?Dog bite injuries and treatmentWho’s to blame for your accident?What to do after your accidentContact Accident Advice HelplineJack Russell, Labrador, Chihuahua, Rottweiler – chances are that if you’re a postie, you have encountered most breeds of dogs at some point or another during….

    Compensation for being knocked over by a dog


    ContentsWhat kinds of injury might potentially result from this type of incident?Finding out about compensationEvery day thousands of people take their dogs for a walk. Dogs need plenty of exercise and for the most part these walks are enjoyable for both the dog and its owner. However, there are situations where the walks may not….

    Compensation for being tripped over by a dog lead


    Have you ever been tripped over by a dog lead? This can potentially happen if you are walking along and you come across a dog owner who has a dog on an extendable lead. In this situation the lead can be very thin and you may not realise it is even there. You might think….

    Compensation for a cyclist knocked over by a dog


    Cycling is a rewarding activity. Many people go to and from work by bike, while others do it in their spare time as a form of exercise. However, you do it, the last thing you would expect would be to get knocked off your bike. Even more unusual would be a situation that sees a….

    Dog walker injury advice


    If you walk dogs as a profession, then you may have been bitten or attacked by an animal while working and now be in need of dog walker injury advice. Accident Advice Helpline is here to help if you find yourself in this situation. We provide personal injury advice and legal representation to those that….

    Claiming compensation for being bitten by a police dog


    Being bitten by a police dog is no laughing matter – we trust the police to catch criminals and uphold justice, but if a police dog is set on you and you are bitten, you could be seriously injured. Not only could you suffer lacerations from the bite, you could also experience bruising, infection and….

    Dog walker accident claim


    You could make a dog walker accident claim today if you have been injured while dog walking. Dog walkers are exposed to numerous hazards and risks during their working day. Cars, pedestrians, the environment, and dogs can all cause serious accidents and injuries. While dog walkers take health and safety very seriously, accidents can happen….

    I was attacked by a dog on the street – can I claim?


    There are strict laws governing dogs in this country. Certain dangerous breeds are banned, while others must be muzzled and kept on a lead when taken out for walks. Any dog that bites a person is very likely to be ordered to be put down. Despite all these precautions we still hear about people being….

    I got attacked by a dog on holiday, can I claim?


    If you are attacked by a dog while on holiday in this country you may be able to claim for personal injury, because the United Kingdom has strict dog control laws. If this incident happened on holiday abroad, you may have to rely on that particular country’s dog control laws, which may differ from those….

    Postman bitten by dog advice


    In recent years, we at Accident Advice Helpline have received increased requests for ‘postman bitten by dog advice’. We are always happy to help victims of such attacks, especially if they seek to claim compensation for the injuries they sustained. Over 1000 postal workers are attacked by dogs every year. This is not surprising considering….

    Right to seek compensation claims for dog attack victims


    Animal charities and postal workers’ unions are lobbying the government to introduce new laws to give them protection from dog attacks on private land. Currently the law only covers somebody attacked on private property if the dog is a banned breed, under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, which is notoriously vaguely worded. Otherwise, they are….

    Dog training injury advice


    If you were injured by a dog you were training in the last three years, you may be looking for a good place to find dog training injury advice. This is where Accident Advice Helpline could be of great help to you. Use our 30-second claim calculator online to find out what your dog training….

    Survivor Guide: Dog Walking


    Walking the dog is one of life’s pleasures and it is the only way many people get any exercise at all. Dog ownership is a great joy to many people and not only do you get to go for a bracing walk in the fresh air a couple of times a day, you also get….

    Postman bitten by a dog claim


    A claim as a postman bitten by a dog is fairly common. Many owners who live in rural areas allow their dogs to be at large, posing a threat to postmen because they often become defensive of their homes. Others may keep breeds known for being dangerous and not properly supervise them around others. When help is….

    Dog training accident claim


    In order to make a dog training accident claim, your accident must have been caused by someone else. You can check your potential entitlement to a claim by contacting Accident Advice Helpline. When you call our free, 24-hour helpline, one of our associates will assess your case and what we can do to help you…..

    Postman compensation for being bitten by a dog


    Everyday across the UK, postmen and women are at risk of being bitten by a dog while delivering mail to residential and commercial properties. You may not think that being a postie is a dangerous job, but when you consider that on average around 9 postmen and women are attacked by dogs every day in….

    Claiming compensation for a dog bite


    People who are planning on getting a dog should be aware of their responsibilities as a dog owner before making the decision. This means that you should consider their welfare and whether you will have the time to put in the amount of effort required to train your dog and to keep it active and….

    Claiming compensation for dog attack injuries


    As anyone who has ever been attacked by a dog will know, this is not a situation you would ever want to be in. However every year hundreds of people are attacked by one or more dogs, and this situation can be very hard to get over. In some cases it will result in a….

    Dog training accident counselling


    If you were injured by a dog during a training session, you could potentially benefit from dog training accident counselling. The dog attack you experienced or witnessed may have left you with severe mental health injuries, which you can heal by talking to someone about what happened. You should never underestimate the importance of your….

    Dog attack injury advice


    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we know that suffering a dog attack injury can leave you feeling very shaken. Not only will you have physical pain and possible disfigurement to deal with, but you may also feel unsafe in the streets and unsure if you can trust other dogs that you meet. A successful compensation claim….

    Compensation for dog lead injuries


    The last thing you would expect if you went out for a walk would be to trip over a dog lead. After all, the majority of responsible dog owners keep their dogs on a short lead when walking them. The exception might be over a park or some other similar place, but even then they….

    Can I claim for an injury at a dog track


    The simple answer could well be yes. If you have suffered an injury while attending an event at a dog track it could have been through no fault of your own, which means someone else must have been responsible. If this is the case you may be entitled to compensation. Accident Advice Helpline is on….

    Claiming compensation for a dog attack


    Every year, around 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog in the UK. One in five of these people require medical attention, half of whom are children. Around 27,000 people require extensive reconstructive surgery after being bitten by a dog. It may seem hard to believe, but clearly our friendly family pets are sometimes….

    Dog attack injury claims


    No one wants a reason to make dog attack injury claims. While most dogs are friendly, some have been involved in attacks on humans – attacks that can result in some nasty injuries. Some breeds have been involved in more attacks than other breeds, but to be honest you never know when any dog might….

    The symptoms of dog attack injuries


    The symptoms of dog attack injuries can vary greatly, depending on the nature of the attack. When puppies are learning about play, they can become overzealous and their ‘attacks’ can result in bites and scratches to their owners. However, these are usually minor injuries and can be treated with over-the-counter remedies from your pharmacist. The….

    Claiming for dog attack injuries


    Are you thinking about claiming for dog attack injuries? Are you unsure where to turn to reliable, honest and professional advice? Perhaps you have asked your family and friends but are still confused as to the right course of action for you. Indeed, unless you speak to a trained professional, you cannot be sure that….

    Treating dog attack injuries


    The method of treating dog attack injuries will vary greatly, depending on the nature and severity of the attack. In the case of a minor nip or scratch, you may be able to treat it at home with over the counter remedies. Wash the wound carefully and apply antiseptic cream and dressing. Encouraging the wound to bleed….

    The long term effects of dog attack injuries


    The long term effects of dog injuries could be far more serious than you might first think. Dog saliva carries millions of bacteria, which could very easily enter a wound if the skin is punctured. If the dog is carrying the rabies virus, then there is the added danger of contracting this deadly disease. In….

    The cost of making a claim for dog attack injuries


    The process of making a personal injury claim need not be as difficult or as stressful as you might think. Indeed, concerns about the cost of making a claim for dog attack injuries should never prevent you from seeking justice. With the right law firm on your side, you can minimise any financial risk and….

    How you could sustain dog attack injuries


    Dogs are among the most popular choice in the UK when it comes to household pets. They are loyal, affectionate and playful, so it is not surprising that they are often referred to as man’s best friend. So you might be wondering how you could sustain dog attack injuries. After all, they have become part….

    Dog attack injuries


    It’s no surprise that dogs are often called man’s best friend. They can offer companionship, love and are known for being incredibly loyal. In fact, it is estimated that over 24% of households in the UK keep a dog as a family pet. Despite being domesticated, dogs have retained some of the physical and mental….

    Personal injury payouts for a dog bite


    If you think that you require help to find out about personal injury payouts for a dog bite you should get in touch with our no-win, no-fee** lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline. Our specialist team believes that if you have been injured and it wasn’t your fault you should get compensation. What are personal injury payouts for a dog bite?….

    Claim compensation for dog bites


    Dog attacks and dog bites are the single most common of personal injury claims for animal attacks in the UK. Being on the wrong end of a dog’s teeth can be very traumatic. If you have recently been the victim of a dog attack, and you sustained injuries as a result, then you may be….

    Personal injury claim for a dog bite


    Personal injury claim for a dog bite giving you grief? There are many different things you that allow you to make a personal injury claim for a dog bite is it just one of them. A dog bite can be particularly stressful as well as causing physical injury. At Accident Advice Helpline there are trained….

    How much compensation can you get for a dog bite?


    ContentsWhere are you most likely to be bitten?Who is most at risk of receiving a dog bite?Is it easy to find out whether you could claim compensation?Claiming for a dog biteMost dogs are perfectly friendly. If they are well trained and brought up by a responsible owner, there should be no reason why they would….

    Compensation payouts for dog bites


    We like to think of dogs as the best animal friend of human beings, and in most cases they are just that. A well-socialised dog can make a wonderful companion. However, some dogs have behavioural problems resulting from the way they have been handled by their owner, or previous owner. Consequently, over six thousand people….

    Injury compensation for a dog bite


    Are you thinking of claiming injury compensation for a dog bite? If you had been lying on the grass relaxing and a loose dog mauled you and bit your ear, you may need to find out more about claiming injury compensation for a dog bite. The UK is full of dog lovers, you cannot fail to see….

    Compensation for a dog bite


    How to find out if you are entitled to compensation for a dog bite We still hear of deaths from dogs savaging people regularly. Dogs are wonderful creatures who are faithful friends and good companions. Unfortunately, they are not always trained and treated properly, and this can make them dangerous. A dog bites you Imagine….

    Compensation for dog bite injuries


    They say a dog is man’s best friend, but unfortunately this is not always the case.  Whilst the majority of dogs cause no problems to members of the public others can attack unprovoked leaving nasty and sometimes vicious wounds.  Have you been the victim of a dog bite or dog attack? If so read on….

    Average compensation for a dog bite


    ContentsIs there any way to work out what the average compensation for a dog bite might be?Seeking medical adviceAre some breeds more prone to attack than others?What are the most popular pure-bred dog breeds registered today?Make sure you have as much information as you canHave you come to our website looking to find out more….

    Dog bite compensation amount


    No one can actually predict what a dog bite compensation amount would be, nor could anyone predict what any other compensation amount would be. That is because all accidents are unique and result in different injuries which can be minor through to fatal. If a young child were scarred for life after a dog bite,….

    Dog bite compensation claim


    If you have been bitten by a dog, you might be thinking of making a dog bite compensation claim. These are fairly complicated because of the nature of a dog and owners can argue that they cannot be expected to predict what their dog might do in all circumstances. Dogs, after all have brains and….

    Dog bite injury claims


    Dog bite injury claims are becoming more common in the UK, although this is surprising perhaps as there are some breeds of dangerous dogs which can no longer be bred in Britain, such as pit bulls. Dog bite injury claims can be complex to deal with as dogs are not people, although equally they have….

    Dog bite law in the UK


    If you have been bitten by a dog and are thinking about making a personal injury compensation claim, then you may be wondering about dog bite law in the UK. There are two Acts of Parliament which govern dog bite law in the UK. These are the Animals Act 1971 and the Dangerous Dogs Act….

    Dog bite on humans


    There are more than 4,000 dog bite on humans incidents each year in the UK. This is despite the banning of a number of dangerous species in the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. If you are bitten by a dog abroad, while on holiday, you should go to a doctor for a rabies shot immediately. In Britain….

    Victim of a dog attack


    Postmen have been wary of them for years and in fact many have learned to have a trick up their sleeve when being confronted by a snapping dog on the garden path. Or rather perhaps they have a trick in their pocket, where they keep canine treats and biscuits. Many of those brave guys delivering….


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