Animal Attack / Dog Bites

Animal Attacks

Sometimes man’s best friend turns into man’s worst enemy.  A victim who is injured by an animal attack or dog bite should seek legal counsel immediately.  The owner of the animal may be liable for the injuries.  It is possible for dog bite victims to recover for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.

Dog Bite / Dog Attack Statistics

  • 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year.
  • Nearly 900,000 of those bitten require medical attention.
  • 31,000 dog bite victims underwent reconstructive surgery in 2006.
  • Males are more likely to be attacked by a dog than females.
  • The more dogs an owner owns, the more likely one of those dogs will bite a victim.

Common Injuries Resulting From Dog Bites / Dog Attacks

Fatal dog bites are extremely rare.  But the sheer strength and power of a dog’s bite is incredible.  A dog can easily bite through a human bone with a single chomp.  Listed below are a few of the common injuries associated with dog bites or animal attacks.

  • Lacerations
  • Abrasions
  • Punctures
  • Scarring
  • Fractured Bones
  • Tissue Injuries
  • Psychological Trauma

We Can Help You

If you or a loved one has been injured from an animal attack or dog bite, please contact our personal injury lawyers immediately.  Our accident attorneys will help you determine who is responsible for your injuries and will help you determine the validity of your claim.  At KIM LAW LLC, you will not pay any lawyer fees until you receive a settlement or award.  Our consultation is free and confidential, so please dial 770.837.3207, and let us guide you through the legal process during this difficult time.

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