Los Angeles Dog Bite Attorneys
California Ranks Second for Dog Bite Attacks in the Nation
While most dogs and other pets appear sweet and friendly, a simple head rub could result in a devastating bite or bodily damage. California had the highest number of dog bites, with 451 claims. Over 27,000 people have undergone reconstructive surgery as a result of a dog bite since 2018. The average hospitalization cost of a dog bite could be more than $18,200.
Don’t Get Pressured By the Dog Owner or Insurance Company. Let Us Fight for You!
If you or your loved one has been a dog bite victim, contact an attorney immediately to learn about legal remedies to seek compensation. At Lionsgate Law Group, we have successfully helped many dog bite victims get compensation for their injuries, medical expenses, and lost wages.
Our dog bite attorneys are well versed in the provisions to protect the rights of our dog bite victims and understand that acting quickly after the incident is essential in protecting these rights. Quick action can help establish liability for the bite and determine whether insurance covers it.
Call us today at 800-454-5299 or fill out a free, no-obligation case review form to let us know how we can help!
Understanding California Dog Bite Law
Under California law, owners are strictly accountable if their dog assaults and injures another person. Even if the owner was not negligent and their dog had never bitten before, they could still be held accountable for the damage you incurred due to their dog’s assault. Section 3342 of the California Civil Code addresses such liability arising from a dog bite or attack.
How to Prove Negligence in a Dog Bite Case?
In order to establish negligence in a dog bite lawsuit, you must be able to prove:
- The dog bit the victim in a public area or while the victim was lawfully on private property
- The dog bite caused the victim to sustain an injury (or injuries)
- The dog bite was a significant element in the injury
What Damages Can I Get Recovery For?
We can help you recover damages including but not limited to:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Lost future earning ability
- Pain and suffering
- Severe emotional anguish
Navigating You Through the Stressful Process of Filing a Lawsuit and Recovering Damages
Following a traumatic dog bite incident, don’t let the dog owner or insurance companies trick you into settling for less. Instead, call our dog bite attorneys in California. We have a high success rate representing injury victims like you, and we are equipped with experience, expertise, and knowledge to win your dog bite case. We strive to fight to secure the maximum compensation for your clients.
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Lionsgate Law Group, APC headquarters are located in Sherman Oaks, California. With satellite offices located throughout the great State of California. If you do not have transportation to meet us at our locations we can always come to you no matter where in California you are located.
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