Dog Bite Injury Lawyer
Dog Bite Injury Lawyer
Dog bite victims often suffer serious and emotional repercussion. Victims are usually left with lasting, if not permanent, injuries or disfigurements. If you’ve ever been seriously wounded by a dog, you need to get to a doctor immediately or rush to a hospital. Make it a priority to ask the dog’s owner if the animal has been fully vaccinated. Also, you need to document the telephone number and street address of the dog’s owner. In this situation, it is greatly helpful to take photographs of your injury. Keep original copies of all your invoices. If you have suffered intense trauma and are inquiring about filing a lawsuit versus the owner of the dog you are entitled to monetary damages for your hardship. Loss of earnings and coverage for your bills is attainable. A residential owner and liability insurance should grant you indemnity for the pet’s debacle. If you are the owner of the dog, it is your liability to take reasonable steps to ensure that the dog does not cause damages to another person. Because of Ontario’s strict liability laws surrounding dog owners known as Dog Owner’s Liability Act, is established to protect public safety and the victims of the dog bite attacks. You may be eligible to bring a civil action against the dog’s owner for any damages you may have suffered. Under Dog Owner’s Liability Act. the court is at discretion when taking into consideration the circumstances that give arose to this action, for example, the dog’s past and present temperament and behavior, the seriousness of the injuries, precautions taken by the owner to preclude similar attacks in the future, etc. At our firm, we have experience dealing with dig bite claims and have successfully represented the victims of dog and animal attacks. The people of Ontario that have dogs who have attacked anyone are accountable consequent to the Dog Owner’s Liability Act. Typically, homeowners or general liability insurance policy will provide coverage for your animal’s misadventure and if you have been attacked by a dog, you should seek medical attention immediately; ask the owner if the dog’s shots are up to date; record the address and phone number of the dog owner; take photographs of the injured area; and retain all copies of your bills.
Contact Gupta Law Firm at 416-999-6665 if you have been injured as a result of a dog bite or attack. A personal injury lawyer will provide you with a free consultation at your home or the hospital. Our office will work on your case on a contingency basis, which means you don’t have to pay anything until you receive a settlement from the insurance company.