Elder Care Law California
Dog Bites
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) there are over 4 million dog bites each year in the United States alone. Of these dog bites over 300,000 people were treated in the emergency departments of hospitals. Although fatalities from dog attacks are infrequent they do happen.

What to Do If You Are a Victim of a Dog Bite

     • Ascertain who is the owner of the dog that bit you
     • Call the Police and have them file a police report
     • Write down any witness contact information
     • Apply pressure to any wounds you have sustained
     • See a Doctor
     • Photograph any injuries sustained in the dog attack

Are You Eligible to Recover Damages and Compensation

According to California's Dog Bite Law you are due damages if the following conditions are met

     • You are bitten by a dog
     • You know who owns the dog
     • At the time of the dog bite you were in a public place or lawfully
        in a private place

     • The dog bite injured you

If you have survived a dog bite or a child, parent, spouse, or family member has been taken from you, we can help.

What can you recover?

As an injured survivor of a dog bite you are entitled to the following compensation that is applicable to you:

     • Payment of your medical bills
     • Compensation for future medical care
     • Medical treatment
     • Recovery of your loss of earnings and any future losses
     • Reimbursement for your out of pocket expenses incurred
     • Maximum recovery for pain and suffering of your physical
        and emotional injuries

If a death from a dog bite has occurred to a loved one, you could be entitled to the following:

     • Compensation for your pain and suffering
     • Compensation for your loss of companionship
     • Reimbursement for burial and funeral expenses
     • Recovery of your present and future financial losses
     • Reimbursement or payments of any medical expenses incurred
     • Reimbursement for your out of pocket expenses incurred
     • Recovery of the loss of earnings of the decedent

Don't Wait to Call Us

All cases have Statute of Limitations and so do actions for dog bites. What this means is that you only have a limited amount of time to bring a claim for your injuries. Please do not wait and contact Laura Butkute, Esq today at 1-866-822-7211.

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