Dog Bites and Animal Attacks in CT leave far more than just scars; victims are emotionally harmed as well as physically injured. Dog bites are the most common animal bites, and many Connecticut victims seek compensation for their injuries through the efforts of experienced Dog Bite and Animal Attack Attorneys at the law firm of Bartlett Legal Group, LLC.
Our law firm handles many types of Personal Injury cases, including animal bites. Many cases involve dogs that have had a history of biting. There are ways to recover your injury expenses through legal procedures, including lawsuits. We look at all the facts, bring in expert witnesses and talk with veterinarians and neighbors who may have knowledge of the incident. We do all we can to support our clients, so they reach their goal of justice.
Dog bites and other animal attacks are very painful and scary. If the animal is not caught and examined, the victim may need to undergo a series of painful rabies or other shots to avoid serious illness. Dogs should be restrained and not allowed to run free, especially if they have a history of biting. Our Dog Bite and Animal Attack Attorneys understand the effects of animal bites and the expenses involved in treatments that might include surgery, reconstruction or amputation. We fight aggressively to get our clients the fair compensation they deserve.
We serve many communities across Connecticut. Our animal bite attorneys help local CT clients recover financially from treatment expenses and any rehabilitation needed. We represent children and adults in their legal pursuit of justice that results from dog bite and animal attack injuries.
When is a Pet Owner Potentially Liable for Injuries?
When a person is injured as a result of a dog bite or animal attack, they may be able to file a lawsuit. The plaintiff must prove the following elements to succeed in a dog bite or animal attack lawsuit:
What compensation are you entitled to?
In personal injury cases, compensatory damages are awarded to compensate the injured person for the harm caused by dog bite or animal attack. Compensatory damages attempt to make the victim “whole” again and provide financial compensation for economic and non-economic losses. Also known as actual damages, economic losses that may be covered include:
If you or a loved one has been bitten by an animal and received physical, psychological or emotional injuries, our law firm offers the skilled legal representation you need. Contact our Dog Bite and Animal Attack Attorneys at our Cheshire CT law offices for caring legal representation.