Compensation for Dog Bites and Attacks
Known for their loyal and obedient disposition, it’s true that dogs are often referred to as man’s best friend. In most cases dogs are a source of companionship, well behaved, cute and cuddly, and entertaining to watch and have as your lifelong friend. Unfortunately, sometimes there are circumstances where dogs aren’t trained correctly or raised in the best manner, leading them to be vicious and uncontrollable predators. Unfortunately, statistics show that dog bites and attacks are actually more common than you’d think in the United States. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that upwards of 800,000 Americans per year require medical attention due to injuries caused by dog bites and attacks. Of those, an unfortunate 16 do not live to see another day. Most dog bites and attacks happen to children and young adults, however, these vicious and unforeseen attacks can happen to anyone.At One Law Group, our experienced and knowledgeable attorneys can help unsuspecting victims of dog bites and attacks such as yourself seek the compensation they are entitled to for injuries sustained. As California Civil Code 3342 states: “the owner of a dog is liable for the damages suffered by any person who is bitten by the dog while in a public place.” If you have suffered from a vicious dog attack, and are unsure on what to do next, allow One Law Group to help you throughout every step of the process. We can get you the compensation you deserve for what you’ve been through.No matter the circumstance, an owner is still responsible for their dog’s actions, no matter how negative their actions may be. If you have suffered from a dog bite or a dog attack, the owner of the dog can be held liable for your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and any property damage sustained. This means that if you acquired medical bills due to the attack, they can be covered.