Dog Bite Injuries
Attorneys for Animal Attack Lawsuits
Every year, over 675,000 people are injured by dog bites throughout the nation. Children under the age of 15 account for 65 percent of those victims. More than 70 percent of victims suffer serious head, neck and facial injuries. Dog bites often leave permanent scars, and in addition to physical injury, such an attack can cause emotional trauma that can last many years. The S & S Legal Group has extensive experience representing dog bite victims in California and we can help you recover the compensation you deserve. We are highly experienced attorneys for all animal attack lawsuits.
Call us for a free consultation and we will not only assess the merits of your dog bite case but we can also put you in direct contact with leading surgeons and other medical professionals to help with your recovery.
Common Dog Bite Injuries
While there are a wide variety of types of injuries that a victim can suffer when a dog or other animal attacks, there are several common dog bite injuries that arise again and again. Because we have been representing people in Los Angeles for over 30 years, these are some of the types of injuries with which we are familiar:
- Blindness from bites to the eye
- Facial disfigurement from puncture wounds
- Infection from waste and bacteria in the animal's mouth or under the claws
- Scratched retinas from animal claws including the claws of domestic cats
- Torn ligaments and tendons that can permanently influence mobility
- Viral infection from rabies
In many cases, a dog may be giving a warning to someone who has startled them. This can result in a quick and vicious bite. This is particularly true when a child is involved because even a single snap of the sharp teeth can cause severe injury. But in some cases, a dog will aggressively attack and not release their victim. Once a dog latches onto a person, catastrophe may result. Wrongful death may even be the end result.
Our attorneys are compassionate listeners and know that people struggling with severe pain or loss may simply need someone to hear their side of the story. If you have sustained injuries or are experiencing any type of pain and suffering after an animal attack, call us. We will listen. While we are compassionate with our clients, we are relentless in our pursuit for justice on behalf of the people we represent. We will use all of our experience and resources to help you get the compensation necessary for your medical costs. If your family has experienced the ultimate loss, we will do all we can to get the compensation and justice that you deserve.