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Maricopa Dog Bite Attorney

While dogs are beloved across the country as companions and pets, they can cause significant harm if they decide to bite someone. If you or a loved one is harmed by an aggressive animal, the Maricopa dog bite attorneys at Stone Rose Law are here to help. We have handled a number of dog bite cases and we have the resources necessary to fully investigate what happened and fight for fair compensation for damages suffered.

Why Should You Select Stone Rose Law?

  • At Stone Rose Law, our attorneys have decades of experience helping the victims of dog attacks secure compensation for their injuries and losses.
  • We give each case the individualized attention it deserves and work diligently to represent you.
  • We take Maricopa dog bite injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means our clients will not be burdened with legal fees while their case is ongoing. We get paid only after we secure the compensation our clients deserve.

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Maricopa Dog Bite Lawyer?

A dog bite injury lawyer is going to be an incredible advocate on your behalf. Insurance companies will frequently offer a minimal settlement in the immediate aftermath of a dog attack. The settlement will almost certainly prove insufficient to account for your medical expenses, property damage, or any ongoing care. Unfortunately, dog bite injury victims often lack the resources necessary to ensure they receive full compensation. However, a Maricopa personal injury attorney can:

  • Obtain relevant evidence needed to demonstrate liability, including video or photo surveillance of the attack, signed eyewitness statements, medical records, etc.
  • Gather all of their client’s medical records, proof of lost wages, and proof of any out-of-pocket expenses in an effort to calculate the total losses.
  • Obtain and review any insurance policy being used by the dog’s owner to cover the costs of the case.
  • Negotiate with every party involved to reach a fair settlement and prepare the case for trial, if necessary.

Dog Bite Injuries in Maricopa can be Severe

Data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows us that around 2,400 people are attacked or bitten by a dog each day in this country. Annually, the CDC says that approximately 800,000 people seek medical assistance due to dog bites each year. Unfortunately, dog bite injuries are often severe. It is not uncommon for attorneys to help clients who have sustained the following:

  • Severe puncture wounds or lacerations
  • Severed veins, arteries, muscles, or tendons
  • Amputated fingers
  • Crushed or broken bones
  • Severe scarring or disfigurement
  • Infections
  • Major blood loss

What Are Arizona’s Laws Regarding Dog Attacks?

In some states across the country, a dog owner will only be held liable if the dog has been aggressive in the past or if the dog owner’s negligence contributed to the injury. However, Arizona operates under a “strict liability” dog bite law. This means that the dog owner can be held liable for any injuries the victim sustains so long as the incident occurred when the victim was on public property or lawfully on private property.

Call Our Experienced Maricopa Dog Bite Attorneys Today

If you or a loved one have been bitten and injured by a dog in Maricopa, Arizona, you can count on the team at Stone Rose Law to stand by your side. We know how devastating these injuries can be, and our goal is to investigate every aspect of your claim, so we can secure the compensation you need.

We will stand up to aggressive insurance carriers to ensure you receive adequate coverage of your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, scarring and disfigurement damages, and more. When you need a Maricopa or Chandler dog bite attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 480-498-8998.