Dog Bite Lawyer in Martin County
Stuart Dog Bite Lawyer
A dog bite or animal attack can cause serious injuries and in some cases death. A biting dog can attack and cause disfiguring scars and emotional damage as well. A child who has suffered an attack by a dog is a particularly sad situation. In Florida as well as the rest of the country, dogs are becoming ever more popular. What looks like an adorable puppy when purchased, if not properly trained becomes a vicious animal. Unfortunately many negligent dog owners do not take the time to properly train their dog, and the result can be a dog attack resulting in an injury. If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, it is strongly advised that you contact a Martin County dog bite attorney.
Martin County Dog Bite Attorney
A pet owner is responsible for the actions of their animal. If an animal has been allowed to develop into a vicious biter, the pet owner is responsible. Any medical bills, including extensive plastic surgery, are claims that can be made against the owner of the dog. At Goldstein, Schmitt & Associates, PLC, the attorneys are familiar with the procedure in making the claims for damages in animal attack cases, and have a proven history of success in such cases. Without a qualified personal injury lawyer, you may not receive a settlement as large as when you enlist the help of an experienced attorney. I t is crucial that you contact the office immediately to ensure that your case has all the correct documentation.
If you or a family member has been the victim of a vicious biting dog, there is a certain procedure that should be followed:
- Get medical attention immediately.
- Take photographs of the injuries and area they occurred if possible.
- Get the name and phone number of the owner of the dog.
- Get the name and phone numbers of any witnesses.
- Contact the police and make an official police report.
- Get a copy of the police report for yourself.
- Do not accept any offer of settlement from the pet owner.
- Contact Goldstein, Schmitt & Associates, PLC, as quickly as possible after the event.
Contact a Martin County Dog Bite Attorney from Goldstein, Schmitt & Associates, PLC, if you or a family member has suffered a dog bite or other animal attack and want a proven personal injury attorney to represent you in seeking maximum compensation.