Our dog bite injury attorneys represent postal workers who suffer serious injuries in an attack while working on the job. If you are a postal worker and have been bitten by a dog, call our top rated Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm today at (800) 606-1717 to get the help you need. Our lawyers have significant experience in these types of cases and can help you get compensation for your pain and suffering as well as getting all of your medical bills paid from the negligent dog owner’s insurance company.
According to a report conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), from the years 2009 to 2012, an average of 34,000 postal workforce injuries occurred each year. Of those 34,000 about 13,000 of those injuries were attributed to mail delivery on foot with the most frequent cause being dog bites.
Postal workers attacked by a dog do have legal rights. There are two types of claims a victim may be able to file. They include:
- Workers Compensation Benefits - the injured postal 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.
- Sue Dog Owner for pain and suffering - the dog owner will be responsible for repaying the workers compensation benefits paid out by the U.S. Post Office or utility company as well as other damages.
If you or someone you know has suffered serious injuries in a Michigan dog bite attack working as a postal worker it is important that you contact our award winning law firm immediately. We will immediately begin our investigation, order your medical records, and obtain witness statements of the incident to prove and win your case.
We will also represent you 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!
There are very strict statute of limitations for filing a claim so it is important you consult with an attorney immediately and not wait too long so that your case is not barred forever due to time limitations.
For the best free advice after your dog bite attack while working on the job, contact the lawyers at the personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. You will speak to an attorney who will listen to your concerns and give you absolutely free, no obligation advice on your rights. You owe it to yourself to educate yourself and learn as much as possible about your legal rights. To get started on your case today, call us today at (800) 606-1717 or simply fill out the “Get Help Now” contact form to the top right of this page and “Click to Send.” One of our experienced qualified lawyers will get back to you shortly.