Our dog bite lawyers can help you if you were injured in an Mount Pleasant dog bite attack. These attacks often result in serious injuries, including lacerations, puncture wounds, nerve damage, and broken bones. Dog bite victims incur hospital and medical expenses for their treatment and often need plastic surgery for scars and disfigurements caused by a bite.
We have obtained significant settlements and verdicts for our clients injured in these dog bite attacks. Compensation is paid for pain and suffering, disfigurement, medical expenses, and lost wages. We can help you or someone you care about win the best settlement for your case.
Michigan Dog Bite Laws
Many cities and counties have ordinances regarding dogs and the responsibilities of dog owners. An owner or keeper of a dog who violates any of these ordinances can be held liable for damages in a civil lawsuit to a dog bite victim. The ordinances can be used to prove a case in addition to other Michigan dog bite laws.
Mount Pleasant Dog Bite Laws
In Mount Pleasant, there are laws that apply to dog owners. These can be found in the Mount Pleasant City Ordinances. Specifically, they are as follows:
91.01 Dogs Running at Large
It shall be unlawful for the owner, or any other person having the possession, care, custody or control, to permit any dog to run at large upon the public streets, walks, parks, or other public places within the city, unless attached to a leash of sufficient strength.
Mount Pleasant Dog Bite Reports
Quite often, the victim of the attack files a report with either the local police or local animal control agency. When a report is filed, it is necessary to obtain the report. Our firm routinely obtains these for our clients. For a report filed with police department in Mount Pleasant, you should request the animal control report at the following location:
Mount Pleasant Police
320 W. Broadway
Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858
No Fees Unless You Win A Mount Pleasant Dog Bite Settlement
We do not charge any legal fees unless we are able to get you an Mount Pleasant dog bite settlement.
Contact Our Mount Pleasant Dog Bite Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured or bitten by a dog in Mount Pleasant, it is important that you contact our experienced dog bite attorneys today at (800) 606-1717. We will listen to your story and start working on your case immediately.