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Dog Bites

Victims Injured by Dangerous Animals

When a dog is out of control, untrained or there is another situation which leads to a dog attack, the consequences can be extremely deadly. Dog bites are prone to serious infections that can be difficult to resolve, as well as the issues of torn skin, muscle, nerve and other physical damage. There are many who suffer very serious injuries in these animal attacks, and the cost of medical care and ongoing treatments, reconstructive surgeries and other costs can be very high. The owner of the dog must be held accountable for any costs incurred by the victim, as well as addressing the emotional toll that the attack invariably takes, particularly on the most vulnerable – young children. A Miami personal injury lawyer from our firm has extensive experience in all types of injury claims, including dog bite cases. We can assist you with the legal issues involved in filing a claim or lawsuit against the negligent pet owner.

Dog Bites and Animal Attacks: Contact a Miami Personal Injury Lawyer

In most cases, the injured victim of a dog bite need not even prove that the pet owner was actually negligent. See § 767.04, Florida Statutes. Rather, a dog owner is strictly responsible for dog bite damages suffered by the persons bitten, in nearly all circumstances. At Klemick and Gampel, P.A., we are committed to assisting the injured to recover compensation for damages in dog bite injury cases, and should evaluate your situation without delay.

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