San Jose Dog Bite Lawyers

Dogs are animals and if not properly trained, they will bite. Most dogs are trained properly but if not watched over they can lash out and bite a bystander. Our San Jose dog bite lawyers have represented hundreds of dog bite victims seek retribution for their injuries. It is the dog owners’ duty to watch over their dog to ensure the safety of surrounding people. Dogs sometimes feel threatened around children and children tend to get bitten by dogs because of their size.  If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog in the San Jose area, do not hesitate to contact our dog bite lawyers for a free consultation.

Common Dog Bite Injuries:

Our dog and animal bite lawyers have represented injured victims who have suffered minor to major injuries… It is extremely likely that once someone gets bitten by a dog, the open wound gets infected. Infections lead to major surgeries and longer hospital stays. Sometimes, dog bites need plastic surgery for a full recovery.

  • Lacerations
  • Hematomas
  • Open wounds
  • Infections

How Much is My Dog Bite Worth?

There are many factors that go into the evaluation of your dog bite. Prior to filing a claim, our attorneys will look at all possible avenues and variables. The number of medical bills you have and may still have, the lost wages you’ve incurred, the future wages you won’t receive, and the amount of available homeowners’ insurance is critical. The team at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have over a decade of experience fighting for dog bite victims and will fight for your rights. We will help maximize your claim by demanding pain and suffering and emotional distress.

Dog Bite Law in San Jose

Dog owners must take full liability for their dogs’ actions. In California, the law states that even if the dog owner is not around at the time of the attack, the owner could be still liable for their dog’s actions. Our dog bite lawyers have years of experience fighting for dog bite victims against big insurance companies. It is important to know that there is NOT a one free bite rule in the State of California. Our team of personal injury lawyers can discuss the dog bite laws over the phone during your free case consultation.

Hiring a Dog Bite Lawyer in San Jose

When looking for a dog bite attorney in San Jose, do look for an attorney with trial experience. Most dog bite cases go straight into litigation and could require a jury trial. Our attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have over a decade of trial experience. We have successfully represented 5,000 clients and recovered over $300,000,000 for our injured clients. Our dog bite attorneys will defend your rights when dog owners were negligent and left you or a loved one in pain.

After Getting Bit by a Dog:

It is extremely important to seek medical treatment immediately if you have been bitten by a dog, no matter how severe the wounds are. Once you have received medical care, ensure that you have collected all of the dog owners’ information. If witnesses were around at the time of the incident, collect a statement from them. Take any photos of the bite.

At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, we offer a free consultation in person or over the phone for an injured victim. If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog and are emotionally and physically in pain, do not hesitate to call our dog bite lawyer in San Jose. If you cannot make it into our office, we can come to you.

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55 S. Market Street
San Jose, California 95113
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