Dog Bite Lawyers In Gilroy, La Verne, San Clemente & Apple Valley
Close to five million Americans are suffering from dog bites in a year and many of them seek emergency care because of it. A victim of a dog bite may encounter an expense at an emergency room as well as the disfigurement or scarring that occurs as the wounds heal. In addition, the psychological issues can occur consistently as well. If you have suffered a dog bite injury, you need to speak to our lawyers today so we can get started on your case.
Severity of the injuries
When a dog bite occurs, there are wounds left behind from the teeth of the dog breaking the skin. This can cause different types of wounds including:
Although most of the time, the injuries are superficial but if there are more than one dog or there are severe injuries to the face or they have mauled the victims, it can leave you with scars and disfigurement. Once you receive treatment for your injuries, you will want to speak to a personal injury lawyer from our BL Accident Law in regard to your case as well as your rights under the state law regarding dog bites/injuries.
Plan a course of Action
The first thing you will want to do after a dog bite or animal attack is to get medical treatment as quickly as possible. Even if It’s a simple puncture wound, you want to get it cleaned out to prevent an infection. That is why it helps to take photos of the injuries, and document the medical report which will become as evidence when you want to file a lawsuit.
Additionally, you will want to file a personal injury claim as soon as possible. You only have a certain amount of time to do this so you want to do it as quickly as possible. Next, you will want to do the following:
Since we first started our law firm, we have handled thousands of similar personal injury claims that involve dog bites or some type of animal attack. At BL Accident Law, we have had success in representing our clients so we can come to you with a guarantee that our clients will receive the best from us.
Call us and let’s see how we can help you. Our expert lawyers are available for your assistance, so schedule an appointment with them to get your case evaluated.