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Anaheim Dog Bite Lawyers

Anaheim Dog Bite Lawyers

According to AVMA, over 4.5 million people suffer serious injuries from dog bites every year in the United States. If you’ve been hurt from a dog bite please give us a call for a free consultation with our top-rated Anaheim dog bite lawyers.

Bisnar Chase has represented thousands of clients throughout California and we are here to provide you relief. Our legal team has the expertise and resources to take on very complex cases.

When many attorneys turn down difficult cases, we step in and take them on. Call 949-203-3814 for a free consultation with no obligations.

What to Do If You Have Been Bitten by a Dog

It’s best to contact a qualified Anaheim personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after your dog bite injury. Taking photos and recording details after the attack will further help your attorney. This information will be used to file an injury lawsuit against the dog owner. Be sure to also gather all the evidence you have including witness statements.

It is possible to hurt the case so be sure not to indulge in conversations with the insurance companies or other side without first consulting your attorney. Do not provide any personal or financial information to anyone other than your legal team and do not sign anything.

Treatment after Being Bitten by a Dog

The first step to take after surviving a dog bite is to make sure that you have moved to a safe location away from the dog.

It is best to seek medical attention immediately especially if it appears that the dog has punctured or has torn the skin. It is also strongly advised that you speak with the dog owner to learn more about the dog’s rabies immunization status.

Even if the injury after the dog bite does not look severe it is still recommended that you go see a doctor. The reason being is that although there may not seem to be any injury on the surface of the skin there could be a possibility that the tissue under the skin could be damaged.

The medical expenses after the dog bite can be expensive. At Bisnar Chase, we believe that you shouldn’t have to pay out of pocket because of someone else’s negligence. Contact us and one of our personal injury attorneys will fight for the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Tragic Dog Bite Incident in Anaheim

Two-year-old Grayson Bishop and his mother Samantha were brutally attacked by dogs when leaving their Orange County home in 2016.

ABC 7 reported that two dogs escaped a neighbors residence and surrounded the mother and son. The dogs attacked and quickly started to chew on the mother’s arm.

After six minutes Samantha and Grayson Bishop were finally able to enter their home when a man passing through the neighborhood came to their aid.

The toddler suffered a major laceration on his face and leg. Grayson’s father said that the incident left him shocked and he hopes for it to never happen again.

“Very scary to know that, you know, we can’t walk out the door to get coffee wondering if there’s going to be an animal to come attack,” said Grayson’s father, Spenser Grayson.

Answers to Common Dog Bite Questions

You might not think it happens too often, but dog bites and attacks by dogs are a fairly common occurrence. Man’s best friend can turn on you in the blink of an eye, and when they do, it’s somebody’s moral and legal responsibility to pay for your pain and suffering.

Just because dogs are lovable creatures, it doesn’t mean they can’t become aggressive. Oddly enough, dog bites and attacks have gone up nationally while dog ownership has stayed about the same. There are a few possible reasons for this:

  • Irresponsible dog owners
  • Drastic changes in temperature (during summer months) creating irritability
  • More abandoned aggressive dogs in shelters
  • More mixing of large and dangerous breeds
  • Are dog attacks on the rise?

We can’t really know for sure, but one thing we do know is that unprovoked dog bites will not be tolerated whatsoever. Especially in California where the law is “one bite is enough”. A dog doesn’t have to show a propensity towards being aggressive or even have a past for biting. California has a strict liability rule when it comes to dog bites and anyone that owns the dog will be liable.

Dog Bite Case Proof

There are a few things you need to prove before you have a solid dog bite case:

  1. The defendant owned the dog
  2. The dog bit the plaintiff
  3. The plaintiff was lawfully on the premises where the dog bite took place
  4. The dog bite caused the plaintiff injuries

Do You need An Attorney for Your Case?

That depends on how complex your case is and the extent of your injuries. If you have a fairly simple case you may be able to negotiate a settlement with the dog owner to pay your medical costs and time off work.

If it’s more complex than that, involving surgery, follow-up care, mental or emotional trauma, and pain and suffering then a dog bite attorney with a lot of experience would be ideal.

California Dog Bite Statute

Even if you have a sign posted on your premises that declares “Beware of dog” and a person is bitten while on your property, you will still be at fault. Short of someone attacking you or being on your property without consent, a dog bite is the fault of the owner and can result in heavy fees if a case is brought.

If you own a home, your homeowners’ insurance will usually cover the general liability of a dog bite unless the breed has been excluded. If that’s the case, you could be personally sued by a dog bite victim.

Act Quickly to Protect Your Rights

If you need more information give us a call and one of our skilled Anaheim dog bite attorneys will be happy to assist you. We can go over the details of your case including medical treatment, loss of earnings, and continued therapy.

Time is of the essence to preserve your rights. Be sure to provide your attorney with all of the evidence you have collected from the attack. Call 949-203-3814 for a free consultation.

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