There are approximately 800, 000 dog bite victims every year. Dog bites cost more than $1 billion every year.
If you are a dog bite victim, the first step you should take is visit the hospital and get treated. Untreated dog bite injuries could lead to serious infections. Statistics show that 12 people out of the 800, 000 dog bite victims die from dog bite infections. It costs a lot of money to get treated for dog bites so if you have been bitten by a dog, you may want to file a lawsuit against the dog owner.
You may be entitled to have your lost wages, medical bills and other damages awarded to you for the dog bite injury.
The Law And Dog Bites
Dog bite victims have the right to sue if they feel the dog owner did very little to prevent the attack or somehow contributed to the attack. The type of lawsuit you will file is known as a personal injury lawsuit.
Dog bite laws differ from one state to another so it is important for you to [Read more...]