Jacksonville Dog Bite Attorneys
Dog attacks can cause severe injuries and leave victims traumatized. If you have been attacked by a dog, contact an experienced Jacksonville dog bite attorney at Jimenez Law Firm P.A. to ensure your rights are protected. You may be able to recover compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages and more.
What to do After Being Bitten by a Dog
1. Seek medical treatment right away
It’s important to receive medical attention after a dog bite due to the risk of infection and potential scarring.
2. Document the incident
Documenting the incident is crucial in the claims process. Important things to document are pictures of your injuries, where the attack took place and the contact information of the dog owner.
3. Speak with an experienced Jacksonville Dog Bite Attorney
Laws surrounding dog bites vary in each state and knowing what laws apply to your situation can be difficult. By contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer you will increase your chances of receiving the best possible settlement for your injuries.
Florida Dog Bite Law
Florida is a “strict liability” state regarding dog bites. Meaning, a dog owner can be held strictly liable if their dog bites someone unprovoked. It does not matter if the owner had no prior warning that the dog may bite someone. The dog owner’s liability can vary for each case depending on if the injured person was lawfully in the place where to dog attack occurred or if the dog was provoked. At Jimenez Law Firm P.A., we represent victims of dog bites on a contingency fee basis. Therefore, you pay no legal fees unless we win your personal injury case.
We represent clients in other areas of personal injury law such as car accidents, trucking accidents, Uber and Lyft accidents, slip and fall accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, pedestrian accidents and trampoline accidents.
If you have been injured by a dog bite, call (904) 225-5866 to get a free consultation with a Jacksonville personal injury lawyer.