Millions of people in the United States suffer dog bite and dog attack injuries each year. Unfortunately, California is a leading dog injury state, with thousands of visitors and residents reporting dog bites annually. In most cases, state laws impose strict liability on pet owners, making them responsible for all dog bite injuries and damages.
The personal injury attorneys at Abuershaid Lee and Le, Trial Lawyers, APC, represent clients who have sustained dog bite and dog attack injuries in Fullerton. We understand that the physical and emotional damages after a dog bite can be overwhelming and have lifelong impacts. If you have suffered dog bite injuries or lost a loved one in a dog attack, contact our office to schedule a free consultation.
We distinguish our practice from other firms with our relentless commitment to each case. We provide aggressive legal advocacy. Unlike other personal injury law firms, we are not afraid to take our cases to trial when necessary to maximize our clients’ financial recovery.
When we take on your case, you are represented by a legal team. We take a collaborative approach to our representation, which means that your case will never be handed off to less experienced attorneys or paralegals.
Strict Liability for Dog Bites
Strict liability laws are meant to protect injury victims and hold dog owners accountable for resulting injuries and damages. With few exceptions, if you were bitten by a dog, the owner is strictly liable for all of your losses. You will not be required to prove that the owner was negligent or otherwise at fault for your damages. Strict liability laws are only applicable to dog bite cases, however.
Strict liability does not apply to cases that involve other types of pet injuries, such as being knocked down or tripping and falling over a dog. Proving claims for injuries other than dog bites requires you to demonstrate that the defendant’s negligence caused your injuries and damages. Unlike strict liability, evidence of the plaintiff’s misconduct must be provided to prove a negligence claim.
Permanent and Fatal Dog Attack Injuries
In the most severe dog attack cases, injuries can be permanent and debilitating or sometimes, fatal. These cases can be life-changing and devastating for the dog attack victims and their families. If your resulting injuries are permanent or you lost a loved one in a dog attack, you need an attorney who has the skills, knowledge, and experience to accurately value the full extent of your losses and aggressively pursue your claim.
Contact Our Fullerton Dog Bite Lawyers
The attorneys at Abuershaid Lee and Le, Trial Lawyers, APC, are recognized as distinguished, award-winning personal injury attorneys. We have dedicated our legal practice to helping injured clients get justice and compensation for their losses. As mentioned above, we will take a team approach to your legal representation and make every effort to maximize your financial recovery. Contact our office today at (866) 222-1255 for a no-obligation consultation with a member of our personal injury practice.
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