Dogs are common household pets and are dearly loved by many, but we should never lose sight of the fact that they can attack. When they do, there are many consequences that can ensue. Dog bites can range from a small nip to a fatal attack—and can cause physical harm, emotional damage, and monetary loss.
In the state of Connecticut, a dog owner is strictly responsible for his or her dog attacking someone. This does not include attacks caused by any teasing or tormenting of the attacking dog. Let a New Britain personal injury attorney review your case to gather evidence and build a strong claim for compensation on your behalf.
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Children rarely understand the signs of a dog they should stay away from. Most dog bites occur in the face or neck, making the injury much more severe. Children tend to not only experience serious trauma, they can also experience permanent scarring and disfigurement. The dog bite can lead to an unhealthy fear of dogs, and if the child has visible scarring, he or she may develop major self-esteem problems and emotional health issues.
If you or a loved one has been attacked by a dog, you have the right to seek compensation for:
Many people who have suffered from the unfortunate effects of dog bites have not received compensation as they should. If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, know that you may be entitled to compensation. You need our experienced Connecticut dog bite attorneys on your side. At BJM Law, we work as a team to give you the strongest case possible.
Contact us today at (203) 663-3695 or online for a free case evaluation.