Although many people are unaware of this information, if you are bitten by a dog, you have the right to seek legal assistance. Dog attacks may require extensive medical treatment and a lengthy recovery time that could impact the victim’s quality of life. We understand that dogs can bite even if unprovoked and without warning. You are within your legal rights to contact a lawyer if a dog attacks you or a family member.
Handling the aftermath of a dog bite might be somewhat challenging. Following a canine attack, we advise that you contact animal control, get in touch with the local police, and talk to any witnesses who saw the incident. Calling animal control right after the attack helps you with proper documentation, which is vital in building your case.
We represent clients that have been attacked by dogs. Dog attacks can result in serious injuries and trauma for its victims. Finding the right doctors that know how to treat dog bites, including the scars, can be difficult and costly. Additionally, finding the dog owner’s information as well as their insurance information can be a painstaking task. We will take care of that for you, so you can focus on recovery. Steps that you could immediately take after a dog attack:
Contact information for the dog’s owner and a medical report will also be necessary, depending on the severity of the attack. DYK Law is experienced in negotiation, mediation, and compensation claims. We believe that clients who have been attacked by a dog and wish to sue should not have to go through that process alone, especially with little or no guidance.