Our Oakland County dog bite injury lawyers recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of a forty five year old woman who was attacked and bitten by a German shepherd and pit-bull owned by neighbors. The neighbors are a father and son who have their yards fenced in together.
The German shepherd got out first and attacked our client and her small dog. Our client was knocked to the ground by the German shepherd. The pit-bull jumped the cyclone fence and continued to attack our client. Our client sustained severe lacerations which will result in permanent scarring. Plastic surgery will be required. There is likely permanent nerve damage in the arm.
The Addison fire department and Oakland County Sheriff responded to the scene of this Leonard, Michigan dog attack.
The lawsuit was filed in the Oakland County Circuit Court in Pontiac, Michigan. No date has been set for a jury trial in this matter.
Dog bites may result in one or more of the following physical injuries: abrasions, lacerations, punctures, tissue loss and avulsion, crush injuries, fractured bones, sprain / strain injuries, scars, and infections such as rabies. Depending on the circumstances of the dog bite, the injured person may have legal rights to be compensated for his or her injury, including money damages for pain and suffering, scarring, disability, medical bills, and lost wages. The dog owner is usually found to be strictly liable for the damages resulting from the dog bite.
The Michigan dog bite injury lawyers at Buckfire Law have a detailed knowledge and understanding of these types of injuries suffered by dog bite victims and their treatment. This is essential to understanding the effect of the injuries on the client and is essential to achieving the best possible settlement or jury verdict for the injured client. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 if you or a family member suffers dog bite injuries from an animal attack. We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to win and settle your case.