A dog bite can be traumatic and it can lead to serious injury. Dog attacks in Central Valley, CA causes permanent scarring, significant risk of infection, nerve damage or even death every year. Other times, it can lead to psychological harm which is beyond a physical injury.
Under the law, if a dog bites a person without provocation while lawfully on a private property or on public property, the owner of the dog is liable for the damages suffered by the victim regardless of the owner knowledge of the incident. If you or a loved one is bitten by a dog, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible to get legal advice and get to know your legal options.
At Triebsch & Frampton, APC, their lawyers have handled claims on behalf of dog bite victims successfully either through litigation or negotiation with the insurance company. They are familiar with California dog bite statutes which are enacted to protect the right of dog bite victims. Acting immediately after a dog bite is very important so that an investigation can be done to determine if insurance coverage applies and establish liability for the bite.