Dog Bite Attorney in Jersey City

Morgan & Morgan Philadelphia, LLC, A Professional Limited Liability Company formed in the State of Florida. New Jersey Managing Attorney: Clancy Boylan, Esq.

30 Montgomery Street, Suite 410
Jersey City, NJ 07302
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Jersey City Dog Bite Lawyer

Morgan & Morgan has a dedicated team of personal injury attorneys specializing in cases involving dog bites.  With a wealth of experience in this area, we have secured favorable outcomes for numerous clients who have sustained dog bite injuries.  If you need a Jersey City dog bite lawyer, contact us for a free, no-risk case evaluation. 

 

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  • What is a Dog Bite Case?

    A dog bite case is a claim or lawsuit brought by the victim of a dog bite against the dog’s owner. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) more than 4.5 million people sustain dog bites in the United States every year.  New Jersey made the list of top 10 states with the most dog bite claims, according to property insurance data for 2023.  Dog bites often leave victims with serious physical and psychological injuries, and related medical expenses can cause them to suffer financial hardships as well.  Victims of a dog bite may seek compensation from the dog’s owner for their physical, emotional, and financial injuries.

    By bringing a dog bite case against the dog’s owner, a victim may receive compensation for the following:

    • Medical bills (past and future)
    • Loss of earnings (past and future)
    • Psychological/emotional distress 
    • Loss of consortium
    • Pain and suffering
    • Scarring and/or disfigurement

    The highly skilled personal injury attorneys at Morgan & Morgan possess a wealth of knowledge in the area of dog bite law.  They understand the challenges faced by victims seeking compensation for their injuries and tirelessly advocate to produce demonstrated results for their clients.

  • Types of Dog Bite Cases

    New Jersey has adopted a strict dog bite law that holds dog owners responsible for injuries caused when their dog bites another individual, even if the dog has no history of biting.  This type of statute follows a strict liability model, meaning the victim is not required to prove the dog’s owner was negligent to recover.

    The dog bite law does present some exceptions to strict liability, including provocation by the victim and trespassing.

  • What are some Common Dog Bite Injuries?

    The injuries associated with dog bites include:

    • Scarring and disfigurement
    • Puncture wounds
    • Fractures
    • Nerve damage
    • Tissue and muscle damage 
    • Lacerations
    • Infections
    • Contusions and bruises
    • Psychological and emotional injury
    • Fatal injuries
  • Why Choose Morgan & Morgan

    Dog bites can cause serious physical and psychological injuries, and leave victims with significant medical bills.  The attorneys at Morgan & Morgan have consistently delivered favorable results, recovering over $20 billion for their clients over the past 35 years.  If you’re searching for a Jersey City dog bite attorney, contact Morgan & Morgan for your free, no-risk evaluation. 

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