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James McNally, a specialist No Win, No Fee dog injury claim solicitor, wins another case Our client, Mrs C, was asked by her employers, a local authority, to inspect a wall near to the Defendants' property which had been struck by the vehicle of a drunk driver. As she was walking along the road near to the entrance gates of the property, the Defendants opened their front door to put out the bins.  This allowed their dog to escape[pe from the house. It ran...

Dog attack solicitor wins compensation for a man bitten by a dog when he stepped in to save his Jack Russell Our client, Mr O, was walking his dog, a Jack Russell named Toby, along a path near to his house in Carlisle.  At the same time “Shaun” was walking two Weimaraner dogs named Kial and Kianna which belonged to his Father in Law on the path close to Mr O and Toby. The Weimaraners were 20 feet in front of Shaun and...

Compensation awarded to a vet who was attacked and bitten by a dog belonging to a patient. Mary was employed as vet and was asked to look at a client’s American Bulldog which had urination problems. She called up the dog's records on the computer system and saw that there was no warning noted regarding possible aggressive behaviour.  She carried out a physical examination of the dog.  She asked if there were further concerns and the owner mentioned the dog’s eyes. ...

The Mirror reports on a child dog bite case we are dealing with The Mirror has recently featured a case we are dealing with involving a toddler who was savaged in the face by dog, despite the owner assuring the mother it was safe to stroke The incident occurred at a car dealers in Heanor, Derbyshire. The little girl, who was just 18 months old, suffered terrible facial injuries. The mother, who was getting her car serviced at a BMW dealership, noticed that a man...

Clever detective work by expert dog bite solicitor James McNally pays off Our client, who for confidentiality reasons we will simply call “Carly”, was driving along a lane which ran alongside a farm when she noticed cows were loose on the road.  Concerned for the wellbeing of the cows and for the safety of other road users she decided to alert the farmer. She stopped her vehicle and entered the farm through the main gate of the property.  She called out and...

Dog bite victim wins compensation after consulting expert lawyers This is a case summary of a no win - no fee dog bite claim we took over from another firm of solicitors and successfully recovered compensation for our client Our client was working on reception for a national sports club when she noticed a large estate car pull up outside her place of work. She went outside to check the identity of the driver. She spoke to a man who told her he was a Sound Engineer contracted...

10 things you need to do if you are bitten by a dog Dog bites and dog attacks are on the rise. Specialist solicitor James McNally deals with the legal fall out from these incidents on a daily basis. He is therefore ideally placed to advise on what to do if you are bitten by a dog and how to go about recovering compensation. Here is James’ checklist of the 10 most important things you should do if you are bitten...

James McNally is the dog attack solicitor who wins claims where other lawyers fail Slee Blackwell solicitor, James McNally, is one of the country’s foremost specialists in animal and dog related injury law. James is regularly consulted by victims of dog attacks who have been incorrectly advised that they cannot bring a claim for compensation. Although James is based in the South West he deals with claims for people from all over England and Wales. The following case study tells the...

A coroner's inquest has heard how a retired man from Hampshire died after being accidentally bitten by his Springer Spaniel during a game of tug-of-war. Although the wound was immediately treated the man became unwell the following day. He was subsequently admitted to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester, but doctors were unable to save him and he tragically died three days later. The cause of death was given as multi-organ failure resulting from septicaemia. The pathologist explained that the wound became infected...