‘A Practical Guide to Personal Injury Claims Involving Animals’ by Jonathan Hand


Paperback: 978-1-911035-15-2
Published: September 2017
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Claims for injuries caused by animals are often challenging for even the most experienced personal injury lawyer. This detailed and practical guide covers all aspects of this specialist area, including claims based on strict liability under the Animals Act 1971 and on the various causes of action at common law. It is aimed at lawyers and others whose work covers this field such as insurers and experts, and contains a wealth of guidance which will assist both the newcomer and the experienced practitioner alike.


Jonathan Hand has over 20 years’ experience as a practising barrister in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence work. He has a particular specialism in equine and other animal related litigation, and is well-known for his expertise in this area. He is regularly instructed on behalf of both claimant and defendant clients in claims arising out of personal injury caused by animals, and he has also written and presented extensively on this topic. Jonathan is ranked by Chambers & Partners and by The Legal 500 as a leading junior in both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.