Our dog bite lawyers recently settled a lawsuit for a child bitten and attacked in Royal Oak, Michigan. The minor client, an eight-year-old boy, was attacked by the vicious canine while he was standing in line at Jim’s frosty Treats. He suffered a laceration to his face and check that left a scar.
In the City of Royal Oak, dog attacks and injuries are quite high. Due to this fact, the City Commission would like to regulate stricter laws on dogs that are considered dangerous. Currently, the city defines dangerous animals as one that has a history of biting, attacking or damaging property. Royal oak has about 3,600 licensed dogs and 240 are recognized as a “bully breed.” Bully breeds being defined as dogs that are of the breed American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier and the American bulldog.
Our attorneys were able to help our client and his family attain a settlement with the insurance company pre-suit before filing a lawsuit and going to trial. Compensation collected in the lawsuit included damages for his pain and suffering.
If you or a family member is bitten or attacked by a dog in Michigan, you should contact our dog bite attorneys at the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. to discuss your case. There are strict statutes of limitations for pursuing this type of claim so it’s important you do not wait. We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to prove and win your case. Call our dog bite attorneys now at (800) 606-1717 for your Free, No Obligation Case Review! We handled cases in the City of Royal Oak and throughout the State of Michigan.