Personal Injury Dog Bite

Dog Bite Have you sustained a personal injury because of a dog bite?

Was the dog that attacked you an unmuzzled dog which is regulated under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991? Were you attacked by a dog not regulated under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 whose owner was aware that the dog had a tendency to be aggressive?

If you were attacked by an unmuzzled dog which should have been regulated under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 or if you were attacked by a dog whose owner was aware the dog had a tendency to be aggressive you could be entitled to claim a significant level of compensation for your injuries. Michael Lewin Solicitors are extremely confident we can settle any cases relating to dangerous dogs providing the incident has occurred within three years.

Would you like to make a claim for dog bite compensation on a no win no fee basis? You can do so with expert legal representation from the dog bite experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors.

Everywhere we look in the media there are horror stories describing serious attacks on humans carried out by dogs ? not all of these attacks are carried out by dogs deemed dangerous under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991. Any family pet could turn savage when placed in adverse situations.

Below is a story relating to one such attack in which a small boy was attacked by a Staffordshire Bull terrier:

A dog owner was ordered to pay œ400 compensation to a 6-year-old boy who was attacked by a Staffordshire Bull terrier at a Cambridge pub.Stephen Phillips? dog Bruno bit the boy as he was playing with his stepfather at The Burleigh Arms Pub Newmarket Road on August 11 last year.

The boy who cannot be named for legal reasons was being spun around by his stepfather in the pub’s garden and car park area before the dog jumped up and bit him on the stomach.After the boy’s stepfather managed to lift him out of harm’s way and kick the dog out of reach Miss Wolfenden assisted in cleaning the wound while the family waited for police to arrive.

She said: ?His mother took him to the ladies toilet and I ran and got the first-aid box and put a cold compression on the wound and used antiseptic wipes.?The boy was taken to Addenbrooke’s hospital and treated for dog bites to the abdomen and right knee as well as cuts and bruises and was given a course of antibiotics according to a statement written by registered nurse Nicole Goddard.? ? Cambridge News 11th February 2013.

If you have been involved in an incident similar to the one above or if your child has been injured by a dog bite you need to call the personal injury experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors immediately on 0844 499 9302.

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