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Dog bites can be a very serious threat to your safety and health. Most Animal bites require medical attention immediately, and can result in expensive medical bills. If someone else’s dog recently bit you, your child or another family member, call an experienced North Carolina dog bite lawyer, The King Law Firm today. You may be entitled to compensation of your injures from the dog bite.

State law holds pet/dog owners responsible for many bite or other related injuries. Dog bite victims can sue the pet’s owner for compensation for medical bills, lost wages related to their injuries, as well as other related damages.

If you or a loved one has suffered a dog bite in North Carolina, contact The King Law Firm today, one of our exerienced injury laywers will evaluate your case. In many cases, dog bite/injury victims only have one year after the incident to file their suit in court. Do not delay; contact an experienced dog bite lawyer immediately.

YOU CAN TRUST OUR FIRM TO FIGHT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AFTER YOUR DOG BITE ACCIDENT. WE OFFER FREE CONSULTATIONS AND WILL MEET YOU ANYWHERE, 24/7.

YOU CAN TRUST OUR FIRM TO FIGHT FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AFTER YOUR DOG BITE ACCIDENT. WE OFFER FREE CONSULTATIONS AND WILL MEET YOU ANYWHERE, 24/7.

Liabillity of Dog Owners in North Carolina

In most cases, Dog owners are responsible for the damages a bite victim suffers. State law does not requires that victims prove the dog had history of aggressive behavior. Legally, this is known as “strict liability.” However, an exception exists if the bite / attack occurred on residential or non-commercial private property.In most cases, Dog owners are responsible for the damages a bite victim suffers. State law does not requires that victims prove the dog had history of aggressive behavior. Legally, this is known as “strict liability.” However, an exception exists if the bite / attack occurred on residential or non-commercial private property.

Even if a dog had not shown a dangerous or vicious nature in the past, the pet owner can be held responsible for compensating the bite victim for their injuries and damages.

There are a few exceptions to the strict liability rule, including:

If the attacking dog was a police or military dog on duty

 

The victim was trespassing on private property

 

The dog bit while securely confined

 

The dog bit while protecting its owner from attack

 

It can be difficult to prove that the dog owner is responsible for the attack.

Many owners claim that the victim provoked the animal, or trespassed causing the bite. A North Carolina animal attack lawyer can help an injured victim prove they were not at fault.

Even if the dog had never attacked or bitten anyone before, we may be able to prove that the owner knew or should have known that the dog had a vicious nature. However, proving this fact requires a great deal of investigation and strategy. If you have suffered a serious dog bite, you should contact the North Carolina dog bite lawyers are The King Law Firm today.Even if the dog had never attacked or bitten anyone before, we may be able to prove that the owner knew or should have known that the dog had a vicious nature. However, proving this fact requires a great deal of investigation and strategy. If you have suffered a serious dog bite, you should contact the North Carolina dog bite lawyers are The King Law Firm today.

Damages that can occur from a Dog Attack Many people do not realize it, dog bites can create long-term or even permanent damage. A Dogs’ teeth are designed to tear and rip,the resulting wounds are often exposed and can easily become infected.

Below are some common dog bite injuries include:

Infections

 

Deep lacerations

 

Torn ligaments

 

Exposure to rabies

 

Nerve damage

 

Scars

 

Hematoma

 

Bone fractures

 

Emotional trauma

 

Infection is one of the most dangerous complications that can result from a dog bite. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that around one in five dog bites becomes infected, and serious infections require extensive medical treatment.

Any of the above mentioned injuries may require extensive medical treatment, including medication, surgery, or physical therapy. An dog attack victim can sue the dog owner for medical costs related to their injuries.

Medical bills, treatment costs, lost wages due to missing work, and other types of damages may be recoverable in a dog bite victims lawsuit. The actual amount an owner owes an attack victim for their damages depends on several factors. Whether an owner’s insurance company must compensate the dog bite victim for the injuries can also be a very complicated question.

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Compensation changes on a case by case matter.

The facts of each case are unique. Because of this, dog bite attack victims should contact a North Carolina dog bite attorney at The King Law Firm after seeking medical treatment for their injuries.

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When someone else’s dog bites you and causes injury, the law allows you to sue the owner for financial compensation. It is only fair that the dog’s owner is held liable for your injuries and related financial loss.

However, don’t wait and risk losing yor chance to get compensated for your damanges. Therefore, it is important to contact a Jacksonville dog bite lawyer at The King Law Firm as soon as possible to discuss your case.

CALL THE NORTH CAROLINA CAR ACCIDENT LAWYERS AT KING LAW FIRM TODAY TO GET LEGAL HELP FOR YOUR CASE AT (910) 455-4065

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