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Following animal bites, compensation may be available

On Behalf of | Jan 16, 2017 | Animal Bites |

Anyone in New Jersey who has ever been attacked by a dog or other domestic animal knows that it can be a traumatizing event. Animal bites are known to cause a number of health and physical-related complications. These, of course, can result in one suffering emotionally and financially as well. If you have been attacked by an animal and have experienced losses as a result, you may have legal recourse.

Despite state laws, it is not uncommon to see pets roaming free. This, of course, presents concerns for public safety. A lot of times, pet owners are oblivious to how dangerous their animals can be or simply choose to ignore any noted aggressive behaviors. At the end of the day, pet owners can be held responsible for their animal’s actions, whether they were aware of aggressive behaviors or not.

If you have been attacked by a domestic animal, you may be entitled to file legal claims against the animal’s owner. Sometimes, it may be possible to seek compensation through filing insurance claims. Of course, insurance companies will do everything possible to avoid paying such claims. An experienced attorney can assist you throughout the entire legal process and will work diligently to help you get the maximum compensation available for your losses. To learn how, please take a moment and visit our firm’s website.

Damages frequently experienced following animal bites include medical expenses, rehabilitation, lost wages, pain and suffering and various others, both economic and non-economic in nature. All of it can take a drastic toll on one’s life. Thankfully, the state of New Jersey allows for victims of animal bites to seek compensation for their losses. If you are a victim of an animal attack, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you seek relief.