Compensation was recovered for a client who was bitten on the wrist by a dog while they were out walking. A claim was made against the dog owner for failing to keep the dog under control when out in a public place. The attack left the claimant with a scar on their wrist.
The police were involved in the incident and an ‘adult conditional caution’ was made against the dog’s owner . Despite the denial of liability, an out of court settlement was agreed.