Dog Bites Attorney in Phoenix
Millions of people enjoy the loving companionship a dog brings, and considers
dogs to be one of the most loyal, loving, and friendliest of all animals.
Although many dogs are extremely friendly in nature, there are numerous
instances where a dog has turned and bitten or attacked someone. A dog
bite can lead to a number of devastating and painful injuries that could
result in long-lasting damage to the victim, such as deep wounds or punctures,
permanent scarring and disfigurement,
broken bones, head injuries,
brain and spinal cord injuries, deep bruising, loss of sensations,
permanent disability, and more. In addition, many dog bite victims become emotionally scarred
and psychologically traumatized.
If you or someone in your family has been bitten by a dog, you have the
right to seek monetary compensation. Dog owners are held legally responsible
if their dog injuries, harms, or kills a human being. All dog owners have
both a legal and ethical obligation to exercise caution and make sure
their dogs are restrained, especially if the owner is aware that a dog
has aggressive tendencies or behavior. An experienced attorney at Knowles
Law Firm, PLC can prepare your case and help you take legal steps to recover
damages. If they successfully resolve your case, you will be awarded damages
for your pain and suffering, psychological distress, medical & rehabilitative
expenses, lost wages, and decreased quality of life.
Were You Attacked by a Dog?
After seeking medical attention, your next step should be to contact a
knowledgeable and experienced personal injury lawyer. With years of experience
under their belt, their legal team has a deep understanding of the Arizona
personal injury laws that pertain to dog bites, and has countlessly utilized that knowledge
to help many clients file successful dog bite claims. As in any personal
injury case, proving
negligence is key to winning a dog bite lawsuit. Their legal team will work tirelessly
to investigate the events leading up to the attack, collect convincing
evidence, and consult both animal and accident experts. In the courtroom,
they always negotiate for the largest settlements possible, and will not
settle until a figure has been reached that will provide clients with
financial resources they need to treat their injuries and cover their
additional expenses both now and in the future.