Dog Bite Attorneys in San Luis Obispo, CA
Dogs are wonderful companions, but being bitten by one can cause injuries and have lasting consequences on your life. Even if the dog had never bitten anyone before, California hold dog owners responsible for dog bites under the strict liability rule.
If you or someone you know was the victim of a dog bite accident, our San Luis Obispo dog bite attorneys will evaluate your case and help you get a fair settlement. We investigate the evidence and your testimony to determine what led to the bite accident and establish liability.
Call 805 Personal Injury Attorneys today at 805-365-6290 to get started with your dog accident claim.
What to Do After a Dog Bite Accident in California
Filing an accident claim and receiving fair compensation for a dog bite injury can quickly become a complicated legal battle, especially you don’t have enough evidence to back up your injury claim. However, there are a few actions you can take to help your case and get compensated for dog bite accident claims in California.
At 805 Personal Injury Attorneys, we strive to win full compensation for your preventable injury. We investigate the facts of your bite accident case and gather evidence to prove the liability and negligence of the dog owner.
Don’t fall quick settlement schemes that don’t all injury damages you’re entitled to receive compensation for. Call our San Luis Obispo dog bite attorneys today at 805-365-6290 to get started with your accident claim today.
California Dog Bite Laws
Unlike other states which follows the one-bite rule, California has a strict liability rule. This means that even if the dog had no history of violence, the owner is still held liable for any injuries caused by a dog bite attack.
While the dog owner is the one held responsible in most cases, there are certain circumstances where the following parties are held liable for damages.
Our San Luis Obispo dog bite lawyers at 805 Personal Injury Attorneys can determine the liable party in your accident and assist you in seeking full compensation for your dog bite injuries. Call us at 805-365-6290 to get started with your claim today.
If the dog was under the care of another party, the caretaker can be held liable if they neglected to control the dog or had prior knowledge the it was posed a danger to others.
If the dog bite accident occurred due to a defect in their property (such as through a hole or gap in the property fence), then the property owner may be liable for a dog bite attack that happens outside of their property.
Landlords have the right to remove the dog from the premises if they pose a risk to safety. If a landlord knew that one of their tenant’s dog was dangerous and failed to take action, they may be held liable for you dog bite injuries.
Landlords are required by law to inspect the premises of their commercial property for any dangerous condition, including dangerous animals. Even if the tenants are the ones who allowed the animal that caused the dog bite attack, the landlord may still be held liable for the dog bite accident that occurred on the premises.
Consult Our San Luis Obispo Dog Bite Lawyers!
At 805 Personal Injury Attorneys, we’re dedicated to standing up for the rights of people who have suffered serious injuries from dog attacks. If you, your child, or another loved one needs compensation to cover medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other costs related to a dog attack, our San Luis Obispo dog bite attorneys can help.
Medical costs may not be limited to physical injuries. We understand that treatment may be required to treat emotional and psychological damage as well. We provide the aggressive representation necessary to hold negligent dog owners accountable for all harm caused by their pets.
Call our San Luis Obispo personal injury attorneys today at 805-365-6290 to get legal help with your dog bite, car crash, truck accident, bike crash, auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and other personal injury claims in Santa Maria, Paso Robles, and surrounding areas in San Luis Obispo, California.
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