Every year thousands of adults and children are bitten by dogs all across the country. Dog bite injuries can be significant and traumatic. In many of these cases, the person bitten by a dog can take legal action against the responsible party in order to help recover damages. Taking legal action in the event of a dog bite injury, however, can be a complicated and confusing task.
That’s why our experienced dog bite law attorneys have recorded the podcasts below to help explain aspects of dog bite law that you might need to know about – such as the extent of the dog owners liability and the importance of documenting the incident – and to outline what legal action you can take to address yours, or your loved ones’, injuries.
When a dog bite occurs, certain laws apply as far as the dog owner’s liability and where compensation is concerned. But what should you do if the owner of the dog that bit you wants to deal with the situation privately, outside of insurance policies and attorneys?
When you are injured, it’s important to document as much as you can about the incident, including your physical injuries. The same is true in a dog bite case. Taking photographs is a simple yet effective way to clearly illustrate the severity of the injuries caused by the dog for future reference.
A dog bite can be a frightening incident, especially if serious injuries occur. If you were bitten by a dog while working in someone’s home, you may be able to take legal action.Here’s what you need to know.
Being bitten by a dog can cause critical injuries, many of which are costly. Time away from work and permanent damage can further add to the costs of the incident. If you’ve been attacked by a dog, here’s how to get the maximum compensation for a dog bite.
If you or a loved one have been attacked by a dog, you may have legal recourse. However, the process of obtaining compensation for damages can be lengthy and complex. Here’s how you can file an insurance claim for a dog bite in Massachusetts or New Hampshire.
Being bitten by a dog is a frightening experience. However, pursuing a claim against the owner of the dog can be even more so, especially if the dog’s owner attempts to mount a strong defense. Here are several common defenses in dog bite cases.
Listen to: Common Defenses in Dog Bite Cases
Naturally, dog owners will defend themselves in a dog bite case as zealously as possible. Learn about the most common defenses in dog bite cases and what you can do to challenge these defenses if you or a loved one were bitten.
Listen to: Common Injuries from Dog Bites
Injuries from dog bites can be severe and in some cases, even deadly. This is particularly true when a dog bites a child. Here are the most common injuries that are seen after a dog attack, and what to do if you or a loved one suffered injuries from a dog bite.
PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder, is a psychological and emotional condition that can occur after a person is involved in any traumatic event. Often, soldiers will come home from war with PTSD, or someone who has been involved in a car accident or other traumatic event will experience symptoms of PTSD. Can a person get PTSD after a dog bite? Absolutely – here’s what you need to know.
If you are bitten by a stray dog and don’t know who owns the dog that bit you, do you have legal recourse? How can you recover financial compensation for the medical bills and other damages you’ve incurred as a result of the bite? Here’s what you need to know.
Dog bites often occur from dogs that the victim knows or has come into contact with in the past, like a neighbor’s dog. However, it can be difficult to know what steps to take if a friend’s or neighbor’s dog bites you. Here’s how you should react.
A dog attack can be devastating and even deadly, especially to a child. A dog can inflict serious injuries, including deep scratches and large bite wounds. Often, dog bites get infected, posing a serious health risk. Here’s how you can protect your children from potential dog attacks.
Listen to: Common Treatments for Dog Bites
Dog bites can be severe and sometimes deadly, depending on where the location of the bite is and if infection sets in. Medical treatment is key to preventing immediate and long term problems. Here are the most common treatments for dog bites and what to do if you or a loved one were bitten by a dog.