Get in touch with an experienced dog bite lawyer as soon as possible if you or someone you love was bitten by a dog. Thomas Hunter has experience in helping injured clients seek fair compensation for their injuries. With our help, you’ll get the money you deserve.
Give us a call to schedule a free consultation today to learn more about our personal injury law firm. Let us use our skills and experience to help you.
Why it’s Important to Hire a Savannah Dog Bite Attorney
A legal battle is the last thing you want to worry about after you or your child have been injured. Unfortunately, even if a person’s dog was clearly at fault, you could still face an uphill battle when trying to get the money you deserve.
Having a lawyer who is familiar with the legal system can make all the difference in moving forward. You can count on Thomas Hunter. to help you navigate the legal system and resolve your injury claim successfully.
A personal injury attorney from our firm will:
- Find out if the dog has ever been vicious
- Talk to eyewitnesses who can comment on the dog’s past behavior
- Analyze the behavior of the dog owner to determine if proper precautions have been taken to control the dog
- Assess the cost of your injuries with the help of medical experts
- Engage in negotiations with insurance companies that often attempt to lower the claim’s value by putting the blame on you or your child
Dog bite laws in Savannah, GA can be complex enough. Getting compensation is even more difficult when insurance companies are involved. It is almost always the insurance company that will fight you, even if they know you deserve compensation.
If you or your child have been injured by a dog bite, schedule a free consultation today. As simple as a telephone call, you can start protecting your legal rights.
How Common Are Dog Bites?
Dog bites are quite common in the United States with more than 4.5 million victims per year.
Over $17 million in hospitalization costs were incurred during a recent year for these and other charges. Sometimes dog bites can be fatal.
Hospitalizations for dog bite injuries were more likely to occur among children under the age of 17 than among adults. Every year, dog bites cause non-fatal injuries to children across the nation. Children often don’t realize that dogs are, at their core, animals that can act unexpectedly.
Who Can Be Held Liable for Dog Bite Injuries?
It is usually the owner of a dangerous dog who is held accountable, but sometimes other parties are responsible as well. Thomas Hunter’s lawyers do all it takes to find out who was responsible for the dog bite. Among the possibilities are:
- Dog walkers
- Pet sitters
- Property owners
- The dog’s owner
To ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve, our attorneys work to identify every source of compensation.
Call our experienced dog bite lawyers at Thomas Hunter today if you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog. Send us your information and we’ll get in touch with you.