Escaped farm animals such as livestock are a major worry for farmers as they can cause damage to property or cause serious to members of the public. If this happens it may result in a being brought against the farmer.
Accidents involving a horse or a cow can have serious consequences for the person involved due to the size and weight of the animal. Personal Injury may be sustained due to the animal:
It is a very serious issue if the animals escape onto a road as this can cause a which may result in serious personal injury to multiple people. It is especially dangerous if the animals find their way onto a motorway due to the amount of cars on the road and the speed at which they are traveling. If a car hits a large animal on the motorway, the car may swerve into a different lane or cause a pile up of cars which can result in very serious personal injury or or in some cases can be .
Dog walkers are also warned that if they are walking their dog and they come across an escaped farm animal they must try to keep their dog under control. Horses and cows can become agitated by dogs if they feel under threat and they may attack the dog or owner causing personal injury and a possible compensation claim may arise against the farmer.
If you have suffered a personal injury because you were involved in an accident in the last 3 years that was not your fault, contact our specialist compensation claim lawyers today on 0800 0287828 and we will assess your claim and help you receive the compensation you deserve on a basis.