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Do I need an attorney to sue if I was bitten by a dog in Michigan?

You do not need an attorney to sue if bitten by a dog in Michigan; however it is must more beneficial to you if you do have an experienced lawyer represent you in your Michigan dog bite case. There are several reasons why having an attorney is important and they include:

  1. You will never want to sign a Release or any other paperwork with the insurance company without having it reviewed by a dog bite lawyer.  Often times, included on a Release form is language that may in fact hurt you in the future for you dog bite claim.  An attorney will be able to ensure you do sign anything that will haunt you in the future.
  2. If it was your child that was bitten by a dog in Michigan and you are filing a dog attack claim on your child’s behalf, you will have to go to court.  The majority of individuals do not have experience in the court room, however an attorney does and if you hire an attorney that specializes in dog bite injury, they will have significant experience not only in the court room, but also specifically to lawsuits relating to dog bite injuries and attacks.
  3. You will often receive a higher settlement amount, even after paying attorney fees.  This is because an experienced dog bite lawyer will negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf so that you receive the maximum compensation for injuries suffered.

If you or someone you know suffered injuries in a Michigan dog attack and need an attorney to sue after being bitten, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. attorney now at (800) 606-1717.  We will discuss your case with you and explain all your legal rights. Call today for your free consultation!

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  • 25800 Northwestern Highway #890
    Southfield, MI 48075
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