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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Compensation lawyers in Boncath

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Boncath

    Do you need compensation lawyers in Boncath? Boncath is a village in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. As a village, it is not very likely that there will be a firm of solicitors in Boncath. The village has an interesting name, and although it sounds a little French it actually comes from the Welsh word for buzzard, bwncath. If you were swooped upon by a hunting buzzard (unlikely, but possible), you may suffer a nasty injury, as these powerful birds have sharp beaks and claws.

    You would not be able to make a personal injury claim for these injuries, though. As compensation lawyers in Boncath would explain, you cannot make a claim if you have been injured in an accident involving a wild animal, as there is no one that you could sue. If on the other hand you were bitten by a dog, that would be another matter.

    Compensation lawyers in Boncath and dog bite claims

    You may be looking for compensation lawyers in Boncath to help you build a case to prove that the accident in which you were injured was not your fault. For example, if you had been bitten by a dog, you would have to prove that you did nothing to provoke it.

    Dog owners are beginning to take out insurance cover, so that if their animal attacks anyone the insurance covers any personal injury liability claim made. If the dog that attacked you is a stray, it may be possible either to trace the original owner or to make a claim against the local authority which has the responsibility for rounding up strays.

    You would need to check with compensation lawyers in Boncath if you can find any, or with Accident Advice Helpline, to find out how long you have to file your personal injury compensation claim. You generally have three years in which to file a claim for injuries sustained in accidents that you can prove were not your fault, but there are exceptions to the rule.

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    Dog bites

    If you are bitten by a dog, you need to clean the wound by washing it in warm running water and make sure no hair or other material is left in it. If the wound is not bleeding, you should squeeze the area around it so that the blood will flow. This should stop bacteria from entering the wound. You should seek medical attention unless it is a very minor bite and inform the police of the incident, as if a dog has bitten once it might do so again, and you wouldn’t want a child to be savaged by the dog that had bitten you.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you have any potential personal injury compensation claim to make, call us at Accident Advice Helpline. You can call us on one of these freephone numbers at any time: 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Why not call now for expert legal advice?

    Date Published: 16th April 2014

    Author: David Brown

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