Our dog bite attorneys recently settled a claim for a Federal Express driver bitten by a dog in Battle Creek, Michigan. The driver was delivering a package to a private residence in Battle Creek. As she stepped down from her Fed Ex van and approached the home, an unrestrained dog ran up to her and bit her several times on her arm.
If a Federal Express driver suffers an injury from a dog bite or is attacked by a dog or other animal, such as a cat, rabbit, or ferret, while at an individual’s home, the Federal Express driver has two types of claims arising out of the dog bite or attack under Michigan law. The first claim is a claim for workers compensation benefits, where the injured worker will receive wage loss benefits during the period of disability from the attack, and also receive medical expense benefits for all treatment related to injuries from the animal bite and/or attack. The second claim is against the dog owner or animal owner for pain and suffering damages resulting from injuries from the animal bite or attack
The Federal Express driver suffered numerous puncture wounds on her arm from the attack. She sought medical treatment at a local clinic. The dog bite left several small and observable scars on her arm The insurance company for the homeowner agreed to settle the case for $15,000 before a lawsuit was filed.
If you are a Fed Ex driver and was bit by a dog while doing a delivery in Michigan, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. dog bite attorneys now at (800) 606-1717. Our lawyers will hire specialized investigators to document the incident, supplementing any evidence you have been able to collect. Call today for your free consultation and learn wheat legal recourse is available to you.