Over the past several years, attacks by dogs and other household pets have received increased media attention. Experiencing a dog bite is often times a devastating and emotional event that can result in serious injuries and, in some cases, even death. While incidents range from people of all ages, a fairly high percentage of vulnerable children have been reported.
There are several repercussions from dog bites or other animal-related attacks that often include both physical and emotional distress. By deciding to take legal action, you can very well protect others from experiencing the trauma that you experienced. If you or a loved one has experienced a dog bite or any other animal-related attack, we are here to help fight for the financial compensation you deserve. Because dog bites are such inconvenient, demanding and challenging situations, receiving the proper guidance and representation is imperative.
Attorney Hank Doyle brings two decades of experience delivering results-oriented personal injury legal representation to clients both large and small. Hank is able to answer any legal questions including:
There are several responsibilities of owning a dog, but the most relevant responsibility is keeping your dog under control at all times. What exactly does having control over your dog entail?
By having full control of your dog(s) at all times, dog bites are less likely to occur.
Along with the physical and emotional distress after experiencing a dog bite, there are also other characteristics that should never be overlooked such as:
Like any other personal injury case, dog bite victims must prove any negligence on the owner’s behalf.
Negligence is known to be a complicated area of law. In dog bite-related attacks, an owner may be accused of being negligent if:
The owner’s knowledge of such propensity can be gathered based on numerous types of evidence. Some of the most common types of evidence that’s been used to determine notice that a dog had the propensity to bite would include: