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Help with recovering from a dog bite: What the law can offer you   If you need help with recovering from a dog bite, such as specialist treatment for scarring, then call the dog bite claim specialists on 0808 139 1606 or simply send an email to [email protected]   The first thing a victim of a serious dog bite needs to do is seek immediate medical treatment. Once the injuries have been brought under control the recovery process can begin. This is where the law can...

Road accident compensation totalling £30,000 recovered for man hit by car   We deal with injury claims nationwide. If you are looking for experienced solicitors to recover road accident compensation on a No Win - No Fee basis then call our free legal helpline on 0808 139 1606 or email us at [email protected]   Personal injury specialist, Carly Sylvester, recently represented a man from Leicester who suffered multiple injuries in a road accident. A vehicle came speeding round the corner as the man was getting...

Can you claim compensation if you are the passenger of a drunk driver?   The growing problem of drink driving As lockdown eases, many people will be heading to their local pubs and bars for an alcoholic drink or two. We are all aware of the dangers of drink driving and the vast majority of drivers can be relied upon to be sensible. However, there are worrying signs that incidences of drink driving are increasing. The Department of Transport has recently released statistics...

Do I need a lawyer to make a criminal injuries compensation claim?  You don't need a lawyer to make a criminal injuries compensation claim, you can do it yourself if you wish. We often advise people to make their own CICA claim. This is because legal costs cannot be recovered from the CICA, so if its a straightforward claim or one that has a low value then there is little point in incurring lawyer's fees unnecessarily. However, there are times when it pays...

My dog has been attacked by another dog. What are my legal rights?   Dog-on-dog incidents are common. If your dog has been attacked by another dog and suffered injury then you should take a note of the owner’s details and consider reporting the incident to the police or your local council. If a dog is “dangerously out of control” then its owner can face criminal prosecution. Although prosecutions are rare they can result in a fine of up to £5,000 and a ban...

Horse riding car accident injuries are increasing    We specialise in horse riding car accident cases, representing injured horse riders nationwide. If you have been injured by a vehicle while out riding and wish to recover compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis then contact us for a free initial case assessment. Call freephone 0808 139 1606 or email [email protected]   Rachel Thain, a lawyer in our personal injury department, is a keen rider. She knows the risks that riders take when out...

Claiming airline injury compensation   Why claiming airline injury compensation is different to other types of accident claim Airline injury compensation can be claimed under the Montreal Convention. Airline accidents are treated differently to accidents occuring elsewhere and it is very important to understand the key differences. Although it is easier to recover compensation for an airline injury compared to, for instance, a road accident, the limitation period is shorter; being two years rather than the standard three years. Airline injury compensation and the Montreal Convention Accidents that occur...

Electric scooters have become legal. But what happens if you are involved in an e-scooter accident? Electric scooters are now legal on roads in Great Britain, but at the moment (July 2020) the law only permits rental companies to offer electric bikes. Privately owned e-scooters remain prohibited on public roads and cycle ways. Electric scooters are not allowed on pavements and have their speed limited to 15.5 miles per hour. Guidance published by the Department for Transport recommends that riders wear helmets. Riders must...

How much is my bicycle accident worth and what factors will increase the compensation I can claim?   We specialise in recovering compensation for accident victims. So if you have had a bicycle accident and are looking for experienced solicitors to deal with your compensation claim on a No Win, No Fee basis then call us for a free assessment on 0808 139 1606 or email [email protected]   Bicycle accidents Cyclist are extremely vulnerable road users and when accidents occur they can result in very...

Man injured in cycle accident recovers compensation exceeding £40,000   We specialise in cycle accident claims. You can call our legal helpline for a free case assessment and details of no win, no fee funding on 0808 139 1606 or send an email to [email protected]   We recently represented a young man from north Cornwall who sustained multiple injuries in a cycle accident. He was out on his bike when a car driver visiting from Germany pulled out of a side road directly into his path....