If you or someone close to you has suffered a dog bite injury, a dog bite injury lawyer at The Friel Law Firm can help. We have successfully represented thousands of personal injury victims, including many who have suffered a serious dog bite injury.
Dog Bite Injury Statistics
Nearly 5,000,000 dog bite injuries happen each year in the United States. Each year, over 800,000 require medical attention and over 300,000 require hospitalization. There are many breeds of dogs that are more than capable of causing serious injury and even death. Over 40,000 of these injuries are to the victims face. Not included is the large number of dog bite injuries that go unreported. More than 50% of dog bites involve children. Some of the more dangerous dog breeds include:
- Pit Bull
- Doberman Pinschers
- German Shepherds
The medical cost associated with dog bites can be great, but the emotional cost can be even greater. Victims of a serious dog bite injury often become afraid to go for walks or ride their bikes for fear of another attack. Dog bites can inflict both emotional and physical harm to people.
If you or someone close to you has suffered a personal injury related to a dog bite, it’s important to protect your rights. Contact a Northern California personal injury attorney at The Friel Law Firm as soon as possible.
An experienced dog bite injury lawyer will evaluate your case for free. If we determine you have a personal injury claim, we will handle your case aggressively and will fight to get the compensation you deserve. As always, you pay nothing unless we win your personal injury case.
Contact us today for free personal injury case consultation. Call (209) 464-8000 for a FREE injury accident case consultation.