Our dog bite lawyers can help you if you were injured in a Shelby Township dog bite attack. These attacks often result in serious injuries, including lacerations, puncture wounds, nerve damage, and broken bones. Dog bite victims incur hospital and medical expenses for their treatment and often need plastic surgery for scars and disfigurements caused by a bite.
We have obtained significant settlements and verdicts for our clients injured in these dog bite attacks. Compensation is paid for pain and suffering, disfigurement, medical expenses, and lost wages. We can help you or someone you care about win the best settlement for your case.
Michigan Dog Bite Laws
Many cities and counties have ordinances regarding dogs and the responsibilities of dog owners. An owner or keeper of a dog who violates of these ordinances can be held liable for damages in a civil lawsuit to a dog bite victim. The ordinances can be used to prove a case in addition to other Michigan dog bite laws.
Shelby Township Dog Bite Laws
In Shelby Township, there are laws that apply to dog owners. These can be found in the Shelby Township Ordinances. Specifically, they are as follows:
Sec. 6-2. Animals running at large.
It shall be unlawful for any animal to run at large on any highway within the township or for the owner of any animal to allow it to run at large upon the highways of the township.
(Code 1974, § 8-06.03.01; Ord. No. 236, 4-16-2002)
State law references: Livestock running at large prohibited, MCL 433.51 et seq., MSA 18.801 et seq.
Shelby Township Dog Bite Reports
Quite often, the victim of the attack files a report with either the local police or local Animal Control agency. When a report is filed, it is necessary to obtain report. Our firm routinely obtains these for our clients.
For a report filed with the Police Department in Shelby Township, you should request the Animal Control report at the following location:
Shelby Township Police Department
52700 Van Dyke
Shelby Township, MI 48316
No Fees Unless You Win A Shelby Township Dog Bite Settlement
We do not charge any legal fees unless we are able to get you a Shelby Township dog bite settlement.
Contact Our Shelby Township Dog Bite Lawyers
If you or a loved one has been injured or bitten by a dog in Shelby Township, it is important that you contact our experienced dog bite attorneys today at (800) 606-1717. We will listen to your story and start working on your case immediately.