Our Michigan dog bite injury lawyers represent victims of dog bites and attacks throughout the State of Michigan. The injuries sustained from a dog bite are severe. They include broken bones, scarring, deformities, serious lacerations, permanent nerve damage, and even death. Many people bitten by a dog may also suffer psychological and emotional distress, even for years after the dog bite attack occurred.
Can a Dog Bite Victim Sue the Dog's Owner?
Dog bite victims can sue the owner or keeper of the attacking dog for pain and suffering, fright and shock, and for the physical and psychological injuries from the attack. People injured in a dog attack also incur significant medical bills and expenses related to their treatment. This can include hospital or urgent care clinic bills, x-rays and radiology studies, EMG’s and tests for nerve damage, and plastic surgery bills for scars and disfigurements.
The victim of a dog bite attack can claim the payment of medical bills and expenses from the owner or keeper of the dog. Reimbursement of these expenses is part of a dog bite settlement. Quite often, the homeowner’s insurance company of the dog owner has a medical pay provision to pay for all of these expenses. In addition to past medical expenses, a dog bite lawsuit seek both payment of future medical expenses, like plastic surgery or scar revision.
Our dog bite attorneys have obtained substantial dog bite lawsuit settlements for our clients. Settlements include the reimbursement of medical expenses and provisions for payment of future medical bills. Other compensation is for pain and suffering, scars, and psychological injuries resulting from the attack. In addition, claims are also made for lost wages.
Who is the best Michigan Dog Bite Lawyer?
The dog bite attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. understand issues relating to all dog bites. This allows us to get the best settlements for our clients. It is important to have an attorney not afraid to fight for you when you have dealt with any dog bite.
Contact Our Michigan Dog Bite Lawyers
Our dog bite attorneys will represent you in your Michigan dog bite lawsuit case under our No Fee Promise. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever, unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!
For more information on your legal rights after a dog bite injury, call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan dog bite lawyers about your case, or fill in the Get Help Now box on this page and we will contact you shortly.