Dogs may make wonderful pets, but their jaws can also inflict significant injuries. If you or a loved one is attacked, our Mesa dog bite attorneys at Stone Rose Law are prepared to assist you. You need money for your injuries and other losses, and our team is ready to help you stand up to aggressive insurance carriers to fight for your claim.
Dog bite cases can become complicated, especially when trying to secure compensation from an insurance carrier. A Mesa personal injury lawyer can bring significant resources to the table. An attorney can:
When we look at data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we can see that dog bite incidents are not uncommon. In fact, approximately 2,400 dog bite incidents occur each day across the country. Around 800,000 people seek medical care each year across the U.S. due to dog bites. Unfortunately, dog bite injuries are often severe. Dogs have very powerful jaws that can inflict the following injuries:
The state of Arizona operates under a “strict liability” law concerning dog bites. This means that the dog owner can be held liable, even if the dog has never shown a propensity to be aggressive, has never bitten anybody before, and the dog owner’s negligence played no role in the incident. As long as the injury victim did not provoke the dog and was in a public place or lawfully in a private location, the dog owner can be held liable.
If you or somebody you love has been bitten and injured by a dog in Mesa or the surrounding areas, the team at Stone Rose Law is ready to help. We understand the challenges faced by dog bite victims when they are working to secure compensation from at-fault parties and insurance companies.
Our goal is to step in and conduct a complete investigation into the case. We work diligently to review any insurance policies involved, determine liability, and help you secure fair compensation for damages suffered. This includes coverage of your medical bills, lost income, scarring and disfigurement damages, pain and suffering damages, and more. When you need a Mesa dog bite injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 480-498-8998.