San Luis Obispo Dog Bite Lawyer
The Central Coast is dog-friendly with copious amounts of trails, parks and beaches that allow dogs to play and roam. The dog-bite attorneys at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers have represented hundreds of dog-bite victims in the area. With over a decade of experience, our law firm has successfully settled over $200,000,000 for personal injury victims. Unfortunately, we have seen common issues with dog bite cases. Dogs that are not trained properly are more inclined to bite humans. Dogs that are very territorial and left un-leashed and are more inclined to bite people near their property. Most commonly, children are bitten due to their size.
San Luis Obispo Dog Bite and Animal Bite Law
Dog bites and animal bites tend to leave permanent scarring, and open wounds can lead to infections which can lead to expensive and serious medical surgeries. It is crucial to understand that dog owners are responsible for their pet even if they are not around at the time of the accident. Dog owners should be held liable for damages and if you are injured by a dog, it is your legal right to seek compensation for the damages you incurred. It is important to know that dogs are usually covered under the owner’s home insurance policy.
What You Should Do After Getting Bit by a Dog
Do seek the proper medical treatment if you have been bitten by a dog. If you have an open wound from a bite, see a medical professional immediately. Once you have gone to a doctor, do ensure that you have obtained the dog owners’ information. If there were any witnesses, get their information and a written statement from them explaining what they saw. Take photos of the bite and call our San Luis Obispo dog bite attorneys for a free consultation.
Award Winning Dog Bite Lawyers
Harris Personal Injury Lawyers is an award winning personal injury law firm. Our experienced attorneys have settled hundreds of dog bite cases, and even some six figure dog bite cases. We are also aware of the pain, suffering and many issues that come with dog bite cases. Dog bites can have an everlasting impact on your life. But when choosing a personal injury attorney for your dog bite case, it is important to know what kind of trial experience your lawyer can offer if your case does require litigation. Our experienced trial attorneys will work diligently to get you the compensation you deserve.
If you or a loved one have been bitten by an animal, please contact our San Luis Obispo dog bite attorneys today. We will fight for your rights!
Managing Attorney, Ryan Harris, has been awarded: The Best Lawyers in America by US NEWS
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