My dog was run over on the road in front...

Asked by Valerie Foulsham on 19-03-2015 08:49:26
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Gauteng

My dog was run over on the road in front of my house by a car doing 60km in a 40km zone. Driver stopped, have his details. The incident was witnessed by a security guard, myself, my daughter and a friend. I have incurred R50 k veterinary costs thus far, with more expected in the future . Do I have any legal recourse? While I understand that my dog should not have been unleashed, I also believe that the driver was somewhat reckless.

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