We have a contingency fee agreement with all of our Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury clients. Our fee is based on a percentage of what we obtain for you, and we will not charge you any fee unless and until we settle your case, prevent the loss of your benefits or obtain benefits for you.
A dog bite or a dog attack can cause serious injuries and sometimes permanent scarring or disfigurement. Even for someone who understands and loves dogs, the experience of a dog attack can be traumatic. According to the American Veterinary Association, 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year in the United States. Of those, 20 percent require emergency treatment. Children are especially susceptible to dog bites. Between 2010 and 2012, 359,000 children were bitten by dogs.
A dog owner is responsible for being in control of their dog. If a dog bites you on the owner’s premises or otherwise, you have a right to financial compensation for the medical costs associated with your injury, and for your pain and suffering. You may be entitled to recover the following:
When you are a guest on someone’s property, or when you have a valid legal reason to be on someone’s property to conduct business, you have a right to be safe. This falls under the legal category of premises liability. If you are bitten by a dog on someone’s property, you are entitled to payment for your medical care along with other financial recovery because the property owner is responsible for ensuring that you are not put in harm’s way.
Dog owners have a legal responsibility to adhere to municipal and state ordinances, such as keeping their dogs on a leash and maintaining control of their dog. If you are bitten or attacked by a dog, you have a right to compensation for your injuries.
Depending on the size and power of the dog, there are a range of injuries that can occur during a dog attack. These may include:
Certain professions may be more vulnerable to dog bites. These may include:
Please call us today at (610) 892-4940 or fill out the form online for a free consultation. Located in Media, Pennsylvania, we serve clients from the surrounding areas, including Delaware County and West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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