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Woman bitten by a dog wins £30,000 compensation

We have secured £30,000 compensation for a woman who was bitten by a dog.


The accident

We acted on behalf of Ms S who was visiting her partner. On the day of the accident, her partner’s dog had an operation but was taken home that evening. Ms S was attacked by the dog, suffering injuries to her face and arm.


The injuries

Our client needed several stitches on her face and arm which has left her with noticeable scars. As a result of her injuries, Ms  S suffers from sensations in her lip and oral incontinence which causes problems with her speech. She also struggles to move parts of her lip. Ms S was given medication to help her sleep. Our client has now developed a fear of dogs.


How we helped claim compensation

We presented the claim to our client’s partner’s household insurer. They accepted liability for Ms S’ injuries. The household insurers offered Ms S an initial figure of £23,000 but she followed our advice and rejected the offer as we considered it to be an undervaluation of her claim and injuries she sustained. We entered into negotiations and received a full and final settlement figure of £30,000, which she was very happy with.


If you have suffered an injury as a result of a dog attack, you may be entitled to a No Win No Fee compensation claim. Contact our team of expert personal injury solicitors today to find out how we can help you.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your help in this matter. I will be in touch should I ever require your assistance with legal matters in the future.

Mr C N | Derby

My claim has been going on for 3 years but Heidi has been very supportive and informative throughout the whole process, Thank you so much to the team for making this happen!

Hetulkumar Vara

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