Woman claims after cattle accident
A woman has received Â£4,000 in a successful accident claim which left her suffering from personal injuries after the car she was driving was hit by a
The woman was driving in the Midlands when the accident occurred. A stray cow suddenly appeared on the road as she turned a sharp bend. She
contacted personal injury lawyers who helped her make a no win no fee claim.
The injured woman, who worked as a self-employed beautician, spoke to a legal team and stated that she had been forced to take four weeks off work
after she sustained whiplash injuries in the crash.
Subsequently she lost a large sum of income during that period she took off.
On the day of the motor accident, the woman said she was travelling to visit a regular client who was getting married the following month and wanted
to discuss possible hairstyles and make-up for the event.
Cow in the path
She was driving her Ford Fiesta along a country lane near Alford in Lincolnshire. As she turned around a bend, she found a cow standing directly in
her path. She put her foot on the brakes and veered the vehicle to the side of the animal which caused her hit a lamppost. The cow ran off down the
road and disappeared but fortunately a passer-by who witnessed the accident, called for an ambulance.
The woman was taken to hospital and treated for serious neck injuries; she was told to go home and rest for four weeks. Whilst at home she decided
to research the internet for road traffic accidents involving livestock.
She knew that if she wanted to make a no win no fee claim for a car accident involving another vehicle that the claim would be made against the driver
of the other car, but she was unsure who would she would make a claim against in this instance.
Upon further research, she discovered that the person responsible for the crash was the cow's owner and that there was in fact a farm close by to
where the accident happened. She then decided to look for reputable companies, who could help with no win no fee compensat