The Right Legal Actions Against Negligent Dog Owners
California’s dog bite law states that the owner of any dog is liable for damages if the damages were caused by a dog bite, and. the person bitten was in a public place or lawfully in a private place. This is a. “strict liability- rule, which basically means that if the dog bites, the owner is responsible as long as the victim wasn’t a trespasser, or of course, provoking the dog at the time.
When a dog bites, injuries may be serious or fatal. They can include broken bones, traumatic head injury, or even death. Disfigurement is common in canine attacks.
Damages could include scar reduction surgeries, loss of income and reduction in earning power. Victims may also be able to recover compensation for non-economic damages, including their emotional distress and any physical pain endured.
If you were the victim of a dog bite, contact our office today. We can help you understand your rights, and obtain for you, the just compensation which you deserve.