If You or a Loved One Has Been Injured Because of a Dog Bite, You May Be Entitled to Compensation.

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If You or a Loved One Has Been Injured Because of a Dog Bite, You May Be Entitled to Compensation.

  • If you have been injured from a dog bite, we can help!
  • There is NO obligation – simply speak to one of our attorneys to find out what we can do for you.
  • No Fee Ever.  Unless We Win.

Personal Injury Questions Answered

What should you do if you get bit by a dog?

Immediately treat the wound and if there is sign of infection, call 911.

 

When should you go to the doctor for a dog bite?

Right away because you do not know the long term effects of a bite.

 

Do I need a tetanus shot after a dog bite?

Your doctor should discuss a vaccine with you after a dog bite.

 

Do I need to report a dog bite?  If so, to who?

Yes, in California you would either contact the police or animal control if medical attention was needed.

 

Will the dog that bit me be taken off the street?

The law provides corrective measures for dogs who have attacked people, especially if the dog has a bite history or tendency to attack.

 

What are serious symptoms of a dog bite?

  • Fever or chills
  • Red streaks near the bite
  • Pus or fluid coming from the bite
  • Tenderness around the bite
  • Loss of sensation around the bite

 

Can you sue for a dog bite?  If so, who?

Yes, normally the owner of the dog has an insurance policy that would compensate dog bite injuries.

 

How do I prove a dog bite?

California imposes strict liability on owners of dogs that bite someone.  That means that the owner will be held liable, without proof of vicious behavior or biting history.

 

What if I was bit by a police dog?

If you were bitten by a police dog, you may have a civil rights case against the police or governmental entity if there was gross negligence.

 

Will my dog bite lawsuit go to trial?

Many cases settle before trial.  It all depends on the extent of your injuries and negotiations

 

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