Mick’s 5 simple rules for staying safe

Mick Burton is an experienced walker and group leader. Here he shares his tips for staying safe while walking through cattle. I lead a group of walkers every Thursday in rural Leicestershire. To date, although our walks often take us through fields of cows, we have avoided dangerous situations. Let me share with you some of... Continue Reading →

Injured by cattle. Thinking of suing?

David describes his lengthy battle to achieve compensation for his injuries after being attacked by cattle. Despite the many setbacks, he recommends taking legal action if you are the victim of a cattle attack, and he explains why. Read David's article here:  Thinking of suing? Pitfalls and delays Libby found a sympathetic lawyer, who made sure she understood... Continue Reading →

Libby explains how to stay safe on a walk

Libby is a farmer's daughter and was brought up amongst livestock. She wasn't scared of cows... not until she was trampled and nearly lost her life. "I was one of those walkers who felt that people who worried about cows were just townies who didn’t understand them," she explains. "I know differently now." Following her experience,... Continue Reading →

Should I sue after a cattle attack?

Should you sue? If you were injured by cattle, the answer is YES. But the process is not always straightforward. David was seriously injured after he was attacked by cows while crossing a field on a public footpath. But the farmer wasn't insured, and that meant David had difficulty finding a firm of solicitors willing to take his... Continue Reading →

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