Did you know that you can receive compensation for your pet’s veterinary bills after incurring a car accident? Well for the residents of Nevada, the pets kept by the families are considered as part of the family. And as being part of the family, they carry them wherever they go in their vehicles. While traveling, accidents do occur and people get injured so will the pets also get injured. But to get compensated, you may need an experienced Las Vegas attorney who will review the damage done to your pet and help you get compensation.
If you consider a pet as part of your family then it means a lot to your family, so when it is hurt either by accident or killed, you deserve compensation. Some key aspects looked into for compensation include:
- Compensation for the death of your pet
- Suing the person who injures your pet
- Collusions and their coverages
1.Compensation for the death of your pet
For those who own pets and then they die accidentally or are killed in any way, you are supposed to be compensated for the death of your pet. The challenge only comes in on what is the value you deserve for the lost pet. An experienced attorney will help you evaluate the value for your compensation, some factors that will increase the value of your pet. These factors include the breed, the medication you have been giving the pet, and the age. For instance, a younger pet will give you a higher compensation than an older one.
However, when it comes to pain, you do not get any compensation.
2.Suing the person who injures your pet
As a resident of Nevada, by law, you are allowed by law to sue a person who injures or kills your loved pet. Getting an experienced accident attorney will help you obtain your compensation. However, the law on pets is only limited to pet cats and dogs, also, just like death compensation you can not be compensated for the pain and suffering of the pet.
3. Collissiona and coverage
You will receive compensation for a collision if you have collision coverage, you can benefit from this coverage if it has a policy that covers pets, some covers have policies for pets while others do not have one. You can subscribe to one and be compensated in case of death. The cover is normally limited and the payment is also limited