Page Dog Bite Lawyer
Dog bite incidents are terrifying, and they can cause significant injuries for a victim. At Torgenson Law, our dedicated team has a track record of success representing dog bite injury clients as they seek to secure compensation for their losses. We refuse to back down from aggressive insurance carrier tactics, and we know what it takes to advocate successfully for each client we take. When you need a Page dog bite injury lawyer, we are here to help.
Why Turn to Our Page Dog Bite Lawyers for Help?
- Our team cares deeply about how dog bite injuries affect our clients, and our attorneys work diligently to ensure victims receive the compensation they deserve.
- We have spent more than 15 years building a reputation for hard work and determination as we seek to ensure the survivors are cared for.
- We take Page dog bite injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that our clients only pay legal fees if we succeed in securing the compensation they need.
Strict Liability in Arizona Dog Bite Claims
Unlike other states across the country, Arizona operates under a “strict liability” dog bite law. This means that a dog injury victim can secure compensation for an incident even if the dog responsible has never bitten anybody before or shown a tendency to be aggressive. There need not be any dog owner negligence in order for the victim to recover compensation, so long as the victim did not provoke the dog and was in a public place or lawfully in a private location when the incident occurred.
Common Dog Bite Injuries in Page
Dog bite injuries are often severe. According to data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 2,400 dog attacks occur each day across the country. Approximately 800,000 dog bite injuries require victims to seek medical care annually. At Torgenson Law, our attorneys regularly help clients who have sustained the following injuries in these cases:
- Severe lacerations puncture wounds
- Bruising or contusions
- Significant blood loss
- Physical disfigurement or scarring
- Crushed or broken bones
- Finger amputations
- Significant emotional or psychological trauma
Time Limit to File a Claim
There are two timeframes that dog bite victims need to be aware of in Arizona. If a victim is seeking compensation using the “strict liability” dog bite laws in this state, they need to file their claim within one year from the date the incident occurred.
If a victim is seeking additional compensation because of the dog owner’s negligent actions, they will need to file a personal injury lawsuit. In these cases, the claim needs to be filed with the court system within two years from the day the incident occurred.
Types of Compensation Available After a Dog Bite
There may be various types of compensation available for dog bite victims in Page, Arizona. At Torgenson Law, our dedicated and experienced team is regularly able to help clients recover the following in these cases:
- Full coverage of medical bills resulting from the dog bite
- Coverage of any physical therapy or rehabilitation needed
- Compensation for scar reduction surgeries
- Pain and suffering damages
- Loss of quality of life damage is
- Lost income if a victim cannot work
If you need a Page dog bite injury lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 602-600-0492.