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Pennsylvania has strict regulations governing dog bites, and if you or a loved one has been injured, it is important to hire an attorney who is well-versed in these laws. At Morgan & Morgan, our attorneys have years of experience negotiating and litigating dog bite claims, successfully recovering compensation against negligent dog owners.
We know and understand local dog bite laws, including those on the books in Philadelphia, and will work within those laws to help get our clients the compensation they need. This provides us with a distinct advantage over other personal injury law firms that may not be familiar with local dog bite laws.
Have you been injured by a dog bite? If so, our dog bite attorneys may be able to help you recover compensation for your losses. To learn more, please complete our case review form today and your claim will be evaluated, at no cost to you.
Why Should I Hire a Dog Bite Attorney?
In Pennsylvania, the claims process for recovering compensation for damages inflicted by a dog bite is generally straightforward; however, depending on the details of your claim, certain complications may arise. It is important that you hire a dog bite attorney with experience successfully navigating these types of cases.
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling dog bite cases and, in handling your claim, will investigate the incident by evaluating:
- Your involvement in the event;
- The dog’s behavior and previous history of attacks;
- The location of the attack;
- If any warning signs were posted;
- The owner’s compliance with the law.
Your attorney’s investigation can help to reduce the impact of any allegations suggesting you were partly at fault for the bite and resulting injury. Our are proficient and thorough investigators and have a history of building successful claims on behalf of their clients.
Liability is not strictly limited to the dog’s owner. If a landlord has knowledge that a tenant has a dog on the premises, they may also be liable for the dog’s actions. If they are aware of a dangerous dog on the premises, they owe other tenants a duty of care to protect them from harm.
What Can I Recover After a Dog Bite Attack?
If you have been injured by a dog bite in Philadelphia, you may be entitled to recover compensation for present and future medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, veterinary bills, and property damage. To learn how our dog bite attorneys may be able to help, please complete our free case review form today.