Am I entitled to reimbursement for loss due to a motorcycle accident?

Question Details: I was recently involved in a motorcycle accident in which a dog ran into the street, I was on m motorcycle doing the posted speed limit of 45 mph and I struck the dog. I was thrown from my motorcycle and sustained moderate injuries. I have not worked since the day of the accident about 2 weeks ago, my motorcycle is not rideable, I have laid out about $400 as a result of the accident. Am I entitled to reimbursement from the dogs owner since the dog was running loose? The dog was killed.

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