Brandon Dog Bite Attorneys
The Frequent Occurrence of Dog Bites
A dog bite is very painful and can permanently scar a person both physically
and mentally. Emotional issues may arise from being attacked by a dog
which can lead to a dramatic alteration of how you live your day-to-day
life. An experienced dog bite injury attorney in Brandon will be able
to review all of the information concerning your case and help you file a
personal injury claim if the facts warrant it.
Contact our firm today if you think you have a dog bite case.
Dog Bite Statistics
Based on the most recent statistics from the Center for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC), more than 4.7 million people a year are bitten by
dogs. Of those injured, almost 400,000 require emergency medical attention.
This is a very real problem that occurs on a daily basis. Injuries most
commonly occur to the hands and arms, feet and legs or the head and neck.
Most of these injuries are to children. Some of the injuries that are
sustained include punctures, lacerations, amputations, abrasions, and
fractures. Many of these injuries are catastrophic and require long term
While pit bulls have a bad reputation for being an aggressive breed, according
to the statistcs, Chihuahuas are the most common breed of dog that cause
bite injuries. Other breeds include bulldogs, German Shepherds, cocker
spaniels, and jack russell terriers.
Fight for Compensation for Your Injury
A property owner is charged with seeing to its visitor's reasonable
safety. If you or your child are attacked by a dog on someone else's
premises and are injured in the attack, the property owner could be held liable
for the injury. Medical bills should be paid by the responsible party
as well as compensation for wages you lost from either recovering from
an attack or caring for your child after a dog bite. If any mental anguish
is suffered, this should also be compensated for.
Need a lawyer for a dog bite case in Brandon? At
Boohoff Law, P.A., we can inform you of your legal rights and help fight for those rights.
Dog bites are a serious concern and we treat them as such. The owner of
a dog is responsible for its actions and needs to be held accountable
for its actions.
Contact Brandon personal injury attorneys
if you or your child has been the victim of a dog bite and you need compensation
from the dog's owner.