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Fatal Horse Accident

Fatal Horse Accident

If you want to start a claim for Fatal Horse Accident compensation then you should discuss your case with a specialist lawyer who deals with Fatal Horse Accident cases such as Tylers Solicitors. This will ensure that your compensation claim has the best chance of success, because Tylers Solicitors have the competence and professional expertise required to process a claim for Fatal Horse Accident sufferers.

If you want to proceed with your Fatal Horse Accident compensation claim then you should call Tylers Solicitors (freephone) on 0800 699 0079 who can then proceed to talk you through your Fatal Horse Accident compensation claim. Alternatively, if you are on your mobile phone, you can call 0333 577 0320, which is free to call with free minutes on your mobile phone. We are a no win no fee Fatal Horse Accident personal injury solicitors.

Truth be told, horse riding remains a favourite pastime and sport among many people around the globe. In fact, horse riding is one of those few activities that can double up as a hobby for the whole family as well as a competitive sport. Nonetheless, this doesn’t make it any less dangerous than it really is. Experienced riders can confess to you that regardless of how careful you are, some common injuries are inevitable and can easily be said to be a ‘natural’ consequence of occasional horse riding.

It is easy to underestimate just how dangerous horse riding is, especially if the rider or the horse is a novice racer. A healthy animal can effortlessly gallop to a top speed of about 40 miles an hour. That is faster than most automobiles on our roads today. Even a gifted a horse rider can sustain serious or fatal injuries if they fell off the animal at such a speed. And this is often the number one cause of horse riding injuries today. It is also not surprising there has been a steady increase in the number of fatal horse riding related injuries that have been reported in the past 5 years.

Fortunately, the good news is that you can make a horse injury compensation claim if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence. But this can be confusing because sometimes accidents will occur purely inadvertently and not necessarily due to somebody else’s negligence.

But before that, here are some of the scenarios that can warrant you to file a fatal horse accident claims or compensation.

Defective Equipment

If the fatal accident is as a direct result of defective equipment that is provided by the horse riding company, then you should file for accident compensation. The equipment in question here includes the saddle, girth, bridle, riding hat or reins. Speaking of which, if you are injured by fall off the horse simply because the girth had not been fastened properly, then you should not hesitate to file a claim.

Road Accidents

In some cases, fatal accidents can occur following the collision of a rider on a horseback and a speeding motor vehicle. Now depending on the situation under which the accident with the motorised vehicle occurred, you could file a compensation claim from the insurance company under which the vehicle is registered.

The Animal’s Temperament

Although horses are not known to be moody animals, a few of them have an unsuitable temperament that make them dangerous to horse riders. It is legally acceptable to file for a compensation to file for compensation if the accident was as a result of the animal’s temperament and past-recorded behaviour.

Poor Leadership, Training or Management of the Animal

Some accidents occur due to the poor instruction and leadership of the animal by the responsible instructor. For instance, ideally, the instructor should take a position in the front or rear frontier of a group of riders and issue directions to the group. Failure to do so will often end up in some type of lack of coherent coordination that can contribute to the likelihood of an accident occurring. Additionally, too many riders who fail to plan well, often results in accidental injuries, especially where traffic is involved.

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