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Does Your Dog Bite Injury Warrant Legal Action?

If a dog bite barely broke the skin, you may wonder what to do. On the other hand, if a dog bite resulted in deep wounds and possibly psychological trauma, it may be obvious that you should see a doctor. You may have already gone to the emergency room. If you wonder whether you should see a doctor, the answer is YES! The sooner, the better. And if you wonder whether you should talk to an attorney, the answer is also DEFINITELY.  

Whatever physical harm you have suffered, as you seek medical treatment, do not neglect to talk with an attorney about legal aspects, too. As experienced, compassionate personal injury lawyers, we at Blincow Griffin Law have worked with many injured people and their families.

We are aware that nearly half of dog bites that send patients to emergency rooms have been experienced by children, according to a study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). We know that some dog breeds are more likely to be identified after an attack, but that dogs of all breeds may bite if untrained or uncontrolled. We also understand the expenses and related difficulties you may face after you or your child has been attacked by a dog or any animal, bite injury consequences such as:

  • Emergency care
  • Possible hospitalization
  • Plastic surgery now and/or sometime later – maybe even years later, in the case of a child’s disfigurement
  • Ongoing care for physical wounds, as well as for psychological trauma

Our compassionate, skilled legal team is prepared to offer skillful counsel and advocacy to help you recover financially and emotionally after a dog attack or any animal accident.

How We Can Help

If a dog’s owner or a property owner was negligent, they may be liable to compensate you. As soon as we mutually decide to work together, our personal injury firm is ready to get an investigation started right away, evaluating the injuries, the incident and the path to financial recovery.

The ultimate goal, if we represent you, is to ensure that you have the money you need to pay medical bills. Even if the dog’s owner is your friend or family member, we can explain how to get financial support through their homeowner’s insurance or your own. If appropriate, we will also work to get funding for counseling that may help you to counteract post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other psychological issues that you face. We can help you file a wrongful death claim if applicable.

We can also help you pursue legal remedies to compel a negligent person or entity to make changes to protect others from a dangerous dog or another animal.

Get Help Now With No Obligation

We care and look forward to hearing from you. We offer initial consultations at no cost, with no further obligation. We normally do not charge legal fees until we recover compensation for a client. Call 843-872-6449 or send an email message to request an appointment.