Dog bites regularly result in severe injuries for a victim. Unfortunately, there are times when the careless or negligent actions of a dog owner resulted in these injuries. If you or somebody you care about needs help from an Apache Junction dog bite attorney, Stone Rose Law is standing by. We have extensive experience handling complex personal injury cases, and the resources necessary to help you recover the compensation you deserve.
Dog bite cases can become complicated, particularly when working to prove exactly what happened and how much compensation an injury victim should receive. A personal injury attorney experienced in dog bite claims can use their resources to:
Arizona operates under what is called a “strict liability” dog bite law. This means that, under section 11-1025 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, a dog owner is going to be responsible for compensating injury victims for their losses regardless of whether or not the dog has ever bitten anybody before or shown viciousness in the past. As long as the entry victim was in a public place or lawfully in a private place at the time the incident occurred, they should be entitled to compensation. The only exception to this is if the injury victim was trespassing or intentionally provoked the dog when the bite occurred.
Dogs have very powerful jaws that can inflict severe injuries. It is not uncommon for our Apache Junction dog bite attorneys to help clients who have sustained the following:
In addition to these traumatic injuries, dog bite injury victims often suffer from emotional and psychological trauma as a result of the incident as well as their subsequent injuries.
If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by a dog bite in Apache Junction, AZ, turn to Stone Rose Law for help with your case today. Our qualified and experienced team can use their resources to investigate every aspect of your case, prove liability, and work to secure the compensation you are entitled to. Depending on your situation, this may include lost income, medical expenses, out-of-pocket expenses, and more.