INJURIES ARISING FROM DOG & ANIMAL BITES
In California Dog owners are strictly liability for injuries caused by a bite from their dog. This is true even though the owner may have had no notice or reason to believe their dog may bite someone.
DOG BITES OFTEN IMPAIR DEXTERITY & MOTOR SKILLS
Dog bite injuries can be significant and frequently involve the hands, arms or legs, significant impacting a persons activities of daily living.
VIOLENT ANIMAL ATTACKS MAY INVOLVE UNIQUE COMPENSATION FACTORS
Dog bite cases are valued differently than most garden variety personal injuries and often involve arguments relating to future scar revision medical treatment.
OUR ATTORNEYS’ NETWORK OF ANIMAL INJURY SPECIALISTS
Mitchell & Shea, APC has a network of very qualified plastic surgeons who specialize in analyzing these types of injuries.
If you have been bitten by a dog, or other animal, call us immediately, and take photographs of your bite injuries weekly until the wound has healed.