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Dog Bite Accidents

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Dog Bite Accidents

Dog bites are a major public health issue and contribute to the burden of injuries seen nationwide. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States (US) alone, an estimated 4.5 million dog bites occur each year.

Dog bite accidents and other animal attack injuries are in, every aspect, a traumatic ordeal, often leaving victims with painful injuries as well as costly medical bills. Negligent, abusive, or otherwise poor dog owners put those around their animal at risk, and should be held responsible for any ensuing damage. Additionally, dogs may carry disease or bacteria, and victims often require antibiotics following a dog bite incident. Our experienced dog bite attorneys have fought for and successfully represented dozens of victims, and we want to help you/your loved ones through this process.

Victims of Dog Bite Accidents may be entitled to full and fair compensation for any/all of the following damages (as well as others):

 

  • Scarring
  • Disfigurement
  • Infection
  • Nerve damage
  • Amputation
  • Broken bones
  • Psychological trauma

 

Risk factors for Dog Bite Accidents

 

Typically, one (or more) of three principle causes lead to a dog bite accident. These include:

  • Improper/irresponsible care for the dog
  • Abuse or mistreatment
  • Lack of medical care for the dog

 

 

Let California Accident Firm handle it!

It is vital that you contact our team of expert attorneys following the accident, especially if you are not medically insured. Your health is our main priority, and we will ensure that you get the treatment you require. It may be arranged for your medical expenses to be paid following your settlement. No matter the cause of the attack, our team will support you and build evidence for your case. We will handle all negotiations with the at-fault party, allowing you and your loved ones to focus on recovery. This uninterrupted peace following your accident should be guaranteed at any stage of your case.

 

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