Tourist Killed in Zambia Animal Attack

Anyone can become injured at any given time, and it only takes a moment for that injury to change someone’s life forever. When individuals experience injuries at the fault of another person, complex emotions and anger can easily cloud one’s better judgment. But what are your options moving forward when an accident results in a loved one’s death entirely? Your Dallas, TX catastrophic injury attorneys take a look at this question with respect to recent news of a woman’s death resulting from an animal attack in today’s community news blog.

What Happened?

In early April 2024, a woman was trampled and killed while on a safari at Kafue National Park in Zambia. A second individual was seriously injured, and four other tourists sustained minor injuries. During the safari, a Bull Elephant charged the cart carrying the six individuals, and due to the elephant’s speed and being ‘blocked by the terrain,’ the cart was unable to get out of the way in time. 

Is This A Wrongful Death?

There are a lot of factors in play here that will influence 1) if there are grounds for a wrongful death case, and 2)the potential outcome. If, hypothetically speaking, it is found that the incident truly could not have been prevented and was not the result of another person or company’s negligence, there may very well be no case. Moreover, where a potential claim could be brought and which jurisdiction’s laws would apply to that claim are factors to consider as well. These are only a few of the many factors that could be in play regarding every case, and we highly recommend seeking the insight of a trained wrongful death attorney. For more information about this process, give our team a call today.

Seeking Advice From Experienced Attorneys

Because the circumstances surrounding all cases are individual and unique, the internet will not be able to provide an adequate, concrete answer to the question posited above. Keep in mind, however, that not all legal representation will be the same no matter what firm you choose. It is wise to seek the help of an experienced lawyer to obtain the best level of representation you can.

Learn More

If you would like to learn more about wrongful death, personal injury law, or catastrophic injuries, our team can help. Schedule your free initial consultation today with Crain Brogdon LLP in Dallas, TX by calling (214) 522-9404. We proudly serve the Dallas and surrounding areas.


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