New Jersey Dog Bite Lawyer
Dog Bite Injury Claims
Dogs and other pets are a part of families all over America. Unfortunately,
not all pet owners take full responsibility for their animals, especially
when it comes to dogs. Not only can dogs cause property damage, but they
can also cause personal injury and even death to people in their vicinity.
According to recent studies:
- About 48% of incidents occur on the owner's property with an unrestrained animal
- 30% of the attacks were caused by unrestrained dogs off the owner's property
- 22% of reported incidents involve a restrained dog on the owner's property
The victims of dog bites are most commonly children, and most of them are
bitten on the face or head. An individual that is bitten by another person's
do may be entitled to compensation through homeowner's insurance if
negligence is proven. Individuals who provoke a dog are not eligible for
compensation under the law, but children of a certain age may be determined
to be incapable of provocation. Contact a New Jersey personal injury attorney
if you or a loved one were bitten by a dog for to find out if you qualify
for monetary damage to aid in your recovery.
Get Help from a NJ Personal Injury Lawyer
Injuries from a dog bite can be severe, and even life threatening. Surgery
is often required, and the recovery can be painful and long, and result
in permanent scarring. The attorneys at The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett,
Esq., P.C. understand the suffering that can result from a dog attack,
and will act immediately to gather all evidence and witnesses for your
personal injury claim. We have many years of experience representing clients
in dog injury cases, and will aggressively seek the damages you are due.
Contact a New Jersey dog bite attorney at our office if you have suffered a dog bite to find out about personal
injury compensation and how to file a claim.