Los Angeles Dog Bite Lawyers
Legal Representation After a Dog Bite Attack
Being bitten by a dog is a frightening experience that unfortunately happens to hundreds of people across the country every day. If you or a loved one has recently been attacked or mauled by a dog, call a Los Angeles personal injury attorney at Kahn Roven, LLP to discuss your legal options as soon as possible. For years, we've helped families throughout the greater Los Angeles area recover damages inflicted by negligent dog owners and their pets.
Naturally, the last thing you want to do following such a violent episode is confront your attacker on your own. It is hard enough having to get over your injuries, let alone trying to get compensated without legal help. At Kahn Roven, LLP we understand this difficulty and appreciate the level of frustration you're going through. Let us help alleviate the stress and financial strain that comes with such attacks by filing a claim now. While you take the time to heal, we'll put the time in to recover the damages that you and your family deserve.
Contact our Woodland Hills office today at (818) 888-9171 and schedule a free consultation. Together we can evaluate your case options and plan on a strategy moving forward.
Kahn Roven, LLP Dog Bite Case Result: $738,000
Our client was jogging on a sidewalk in Westwood, CA, when she was attacked by a 100 lb white German Shepherd dog owned. The dog was not on a leash, as required by California law. After a 3 week jury trial, the jury found in favor of the plantiff, awarding her $738,000. View more case results here.
Dog Bites – The First 24 Hours
If you've read this much, there is a good chance you or a family member has been bitten by a dog and you are debating whether or not to hire a lawyer. First and foremost, if you haven't seen a doctor or gone to a hospital yet, do so immediately; even if the bite seems insignificant. Not only will you head off any potential diseases or infections, you will have hard and fast proof that you sought medical attention following the attack. This can be a serious point of contention later, such as during a settlement or suit. So if you haven't gone to see a physician or clinic yet, do it now!
Secondly, along with contacting a doctor or hospital you'll want to speak with the police as soon as possible. Immediately following the bite while at the scene is the best case scenario, or at the hospital immediately thereafter. The officer's report can be of great use should you take legal action against the dog owner.
Third, personal injury suits are usually won by proving negligence. One way you can help to make this happen is by collecting as much physical, photographic and documented evidence as possible. Take photos of where the bite took place, the dog itself, the owner, injuries and in general, the entire scene. If anyone witnessed the act, be sure to get their name and contact information. Above all, try to get as much information about the dog and its owner as you can. Getting their information could be the cornerstone of a successful case.
When Should I Contact Your Office?
You should contact Kahn Roven, LLP immediately after your accident so we can help preserve your evidence and your case. Once we have had a chance to review your case and give a thorough evaluation, we can begin building your case. Give us a call at (818) 888-9171 or (844) 9-INJURED, or contact us online, to set up a free consultation.
Dog Bite Case Results
Rosenfeld v. Bort
Practice Area: Dog Bite
Person v Dog Owner
Practice Area: Dog Bite
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