Orange County Dog Bite Injury Attorney
About Dog Bite Injuries
Most dog bite injuries happen with a friend's or neighbor's dog. This is particularly the case where children are attacked. Whether a child or an adult is involved an animal bite attack is a shocking experience. Any individual that has been attacked and injured by a dog contact an Orange County personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. The legal team at the firm is prepared to assist those facing these frightening and dangerous injuries.
Dog Bite Injury Lawyer in Orange County
Statistics vary between half a million to over three-quarters of a million dog bite victims injured seriously enough to seek medical attention each year. A large portion of those injured are children. California law holds the owner responsible for any injury caused by a dog. A compassionate dog bite injury lawyer with the firm understands the trauma the injured victims has suffered and has the experience necessary to assist with the claim for compensation. Dog bite wounds are very painful wounds. In a serious mauling, because tissues are crushed, punctured and torn, the wounds are often jagged tears and bones can be broken or crushed. Expensive reconstructive surgeries may be necessary to repair the damage. Healing time may be lengthy as an animal will often attack the head and face and there is a high risk of infection developing.
Fortunately California personal injury law recognizes that a dog owner has full responsibility for the actions of a dog and to restore an injured individual to his or her prior condition. This means that all medical expenses including any future medical expense is legally the responsibility of the owner. Any additional damages such as lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional suffering and more may be owed to the injured victim. Meet with an experienced personal injury lawyer with the firm for sound advice on how to proceed. Call the Law Office of Bruce C. Bridgman today for a consultation concerning a dog bite claim with a personal injury lawyer who is responsive to the client's concerns and will fight for fair treatment when seeking compensation.
Contact a Orange County dog bite injury attorney at the firm for the personal attention your injury deserves.