Dog bite injuries can be severe, and victims are often left with tremendous medical bills on top of extensive pain and suffering. At Stone Rose Law, our team is here to help when you need a Prescott dog bite attorney. We have a track record of success handling these injury cases, and we know what it takes to stand up to aggressive insurance carriers to ensure you receive fair compensation for your dog bite injuries.
A Prescott dog bite injury lawyer is going to be an incredible advocate on your behalf. Often, dog bite victims lack the resources necessary to stand up to aggressive insurance carriers. An attorney can use the resources of their firm to:
According to data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we can see that nearly 800,000 people seek medical care each year across the country due to dog bite incidents. Unfortunately, more than 50 percent of these victims are children. Dog bite injuries are often severe and can include:
The state of Arizona operates under a “strict liability” law when it comes to dog bites. That means that a dog owner can be held liable for the bite regardless of whether or not the dog has ever bitten anybody before or shown a propensity for aggression. As long as the victim did not provoke the dog and was on public property or was lawfully on private property when the bite occurred, the owner can be held liable. This differs from how other states handle these cases, where there often must be a history of aggression on the part of the dog before the owner can be held liable.
If you or somebody you care about has been bitten and injured by a dog in Prescott, Arizona, the time to act is now. At Stone Rose Law, we understand what it takes to stand up to aggressive insurance carriers in these cases, and we will determine the best path forward to securing full compensation for your injuries and other losses. This includes coverage of your medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering damages, scarring and disfigurement damages, and more.
When you need a Prescott dog bite attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 480-498-8998.