If you’re injured by an animal, you may have rights against its owner, trainer, or keeper.
Things like “one-bite rules” and the long list of statutory protections involving horses can complicate any legal issues surrounding an animal attack.
Many communities have strict liability laws for injuries caused by dogs. Those laws were meant to protect people from injuries from large, potentially aggressive animals. The same laws protect the public from someone who has no experience with dogs, but decides to get a potentially dangerous breed that requires someone with training and ownership experience in order to try and control the animal.
Animals are animals, and if someone decides to keep a animal, they must accept responsibility for injuries and damages that it causes.
Insurance companies don’t see it that way. Whether you were bitten or knocked down by a dog, mauled by a pack of dogs, or have a car wreck with a horse or cow that wasn’t kept secure, the insurance companies will fight to minimize your claim and pay you little or nothing.
That’s where we come in. Our Personal Injury Team has over 50 years of combined experience in handling dog bites and other injuries caused by animals. If you or a loved one was injured by an animal, contact us here today or call us at 919-348-4361 for free, no-risk evaluation.
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