Dedicated Dog Bite Attorney Representing California
If you have been injured in a dog attack, the dog’s owner can be held responsible for the injuries inflicted by his or her pet. The resulting trauma can also measure into the value of your claim. We can help you receive full compensation for your injuries.
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Timmons, Owen, Jansen & Tichy is an experienced personal injury firm with a thorough knowledge of California animal attack laws. We can assist you in finding a doctor and receiving proper medical treatment as well as securing emotional assistance for any trauma suffered as a result of the attack. In most cases, California law determines that the dog owner is strictly liable when their dog bites another person. In many cases, these types of attacks are covered in the dog owner’s homeowners’ insurance policy. We offer experienced counsel in dealing with these issues and will help determine the proper value of your claim and recover medical expenses and other costs in a timely manner.
Just a few of the possible damages that can be recovered in the case of a dog or animal attack include:
- Medical costs and hospitalization
- Pain and suffering
- Plastic surgery
- Psychological therapy and treatment
- Lost wages due to missed work
- Any loss of future earnings due to injuries
Those who have been bitten are not the only victims of dog bites. Parents of children who have witnessed such an attack may also have suffered emotional trauma that requires treatment. This psychological damage may also be covered.