Most of us enjoy dogs, but there is a reason for leash laws. Dogs that run free can be a danger to people, especially to children under age 4. Any emergency room doctor will tell you gruesome stories about the damage dog bites can do. Every year a few children are mauled to death by dogs.
Most dog attacks are the result of overexcitement or fear, not aggression. The dog doesn’t have to be one of the so-called dangerous breeds, either, like Rottweilers, Dobermans, or pit bulls. Any dog of any breed can cause significant injuries. Attack injuries may include:
The dog bite injury attorneys at Martin Law Office, S.C., in Oak Creek, represent families of dog bite victims in Milwaukee and Racine counties and throughout Wisconsin. Our clients have experienced serious injuries because an owner let a dog get out of the yard or because a guest to the property was attacked.
Every dog owner should have homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, but some fail to take this precaution. When owners are uninsured or underinsured, we pursue claims through the insurance of the property owner or the victim’s own insurance. The important thing is that you or your child receive proper treatment and are compensated for your losses.
Talk to the personal injury lawyers at Martin Law Office, S.C. about your attack. If you have a case, we will fight to ensure that you are properly compensated for this terrible incident, call us at 414-856-4010 or contact us online.