FAQ

FAQ: Do I Need a Lawyer for a Dog Bite?

If you are bitten by a dog and injured to the point that you need medical treatment, then you should always contact a personal injury lawyer regarding your rights. Dog bite and animal attack claims are not straight forward. There are medical providers, insurance companies, and more often than not, familial and friendly relationships at

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FAQ: What Damages can I Recover if I am the Victim of a Dog Bite?

If you are the victim of a dog bite you may recover all types of damages typically available to victims of other types of personal injuries. Some of these damages include: Past and future medical bills, Past and future pain and suffering and mental anguish, Physical impairment, Permanent scarring or disfigurement, Lost wages and lost

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FAQ: What is the Statute of Limitations for Dog Bite Claims?

A dog bite is a type of personal injury claim, therefore, the statute of limitations for a dog bite is two years from the date of the injury. However, in a case involving a minor, the statute of limitations is a bit different. The statute of limitations for the minor’s medical bills is two years

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FAQ: What has Liability in a Dog Attack?

In a dog attack, the dog owner ultimately has the liability for the attack. This is because dog owners are responsible for their pets. However, there is much more to consider in a dog attack case then who has liability. Many times, the discussion does not stop with who is liable, it continues onto who

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FAQ: My Neighbor’s Dog Killed My Cat. What Are My Options?

If your cat has been injured or killed by a dog, you may be entitled to compensation. Often times when a cat is attacked by a dog, there are expensive veterinary bills that result. These can mount up fast depending on the severity of the attack. If the cat dies, the emotional toll may also

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FAQ: If Someone’s Dog Jumps on Me, Can I Sue Them?

Dogs are excitable and often times unpredictable. If a dog jumps on you, it could be for a variety of reasons, obviously the bigger the dog, the more dangerous it is when they jump. In terms of suing a dog owner for their dog jumping on you, that really depends. If the dog jumps on

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FAQ: Can You Sue Someone for Killing Your Pet?

If your pet is killed by someone, you can sue. However, the question is, Should you sue? And, will you prevail if you do file a lawsuit? This depends on the facts and circumstances surrounding the incident. Losing a pet is always difficult, and in the immediate aftermath of the loss, the pet owner may

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FAQ: What if a loved one or friend is responsible? I don’t want to sue them, but my medical bills are piling up!

This is a tricky and sticky situation for sure. If you are injured on a loved one or family member’s property, don’t fret, you do not have to sue them immediately to recover for your injuries. As long as they have insurance, and the insurance company does what is right, you can make your claim

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FAQ: What are common causes of slip and fall injuries?

A slip and fall injury can occur at any time on any surface. Common cases can result from a wet floor due to a spill or rain/snow, a torn carpet, uneven sidewalk or pavement, ice, or just plain clumsiness. Further, certain areas require different precautions; for example, mats around the grape island in a supermarket.

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FAQ: If a property owner is found responsible for my personal injuries, what can I recover?

If a property owner is responsible for your injuries on their property, you may be able to recover several different types of damages related to your claims, including: past and future medical expenses, past and future pain and suffering and mental anguish, past lost wages and future lost earning capacity, etc. You may also be

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