Get Legal Help After A Serious Dog Attack
Regardless of a dog’s size, breed or upbringing, there is always a chance that it could turn against a human. Dog bites can be immensely destructive and painful. In some cases, an acute dog attack could be fatal.
If you or a family member has suffered such an attack, you likely know that these incidents warrant a serious response. Since 1952, Edelman, Krasin & Jaye, PLLC, has represented New York residents who have been hurt due to someone else’s actions – including those of a dog or a pet owner. We are ready to demand justice and fair compensation to help you recover.
Animal Attacks Can Cause Critical Injury
Nobody should dismiss a dog attack and the damage it causes as playful or trivial. In fact, such injuries could significantly change the course of your life. At our law firm, our personal injury attorneys will advocate for your medical and financial needs.
Potential injuries from dog bites or attacks include:
- Disfigurement and scarring
- Loss of a limb, ear or other body part
- Deep puncture wounds from bite injuries, which may develop infection or require surgery
- Emotional trauma
- Death, particularly in the case of infants, children and elders
After any animal or pet attack, it is vital to get immediate medical assistance and to report the dog to authorities. If you do not properly treat your injuries, they may quickly worsen. After receiving medical care, you can call our Westbury law firm to learn about your possible legal remedies.
Are Some Breeds Of Dogs More Likely To Bite?
Although the subject of dog breeds and aggression is controversial, certain breeds are considered to be more dangerous. Among the riskiest breeds are pit bulls, Rottweilers and their associated mixed breeds.
However, no breed of dog can be guaranteed safe. Any size or type of dog can cause permanent harm if it chooses to attack.
Get A Case Review From A Skilled Lawyer
Dog bites and attacks are often traumatic. You can turn to our team of skilled attorneys to discover what you can do next. Call us at 800-469-7429 or describe the dog attack through our website. We are available to help you understand your options at a consultation.