Personal injury compensation claims

Animal Attack Claim Checklist

What you need to do to make a claim

  1. Report the attack to the police – remember to get a crime/accident number
  2. Identify and record the animal owner and their address
  3. Acquire the contact details of any witnesses
  4. Take photographs of your injury and any scarring it leaves behind
  5. Find out if the animal has attacked anyone else
  6. Keep a note and any receipts of all your expenses such as:

               – Travelling expenses to and from the hospital or doctors

               – Prescription charges

               – Loss of earnings

Providing your solicitor with all the above information will aid your claim and ensure that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of compensation possible.