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Dog Bite: Who is At Fault?

Dog bites can range from the smallest nip that does not break the skin, to vicious malling that leaves the victim permanently disfigured, or even dead. It is important to seek medical treatment for any dog bite that breaks the skin and causes a moderate amount of bleeding, as the bacteria in dogs’ saliva is likely to cause an infection. If you were attacked by someone’s dog and your injuries are serious, you may wish to file a personal injury claim to be compensated for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and permanent injury or disfigurement....

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Recovering Compensation for Dog Bite Injuries

When it comes to liability for dog bites, Florida abides by the legal theory of strict liability. This means that a dog’s owner will almost always be held financially responsible for injuries that his or her animal causes, regardless of whether the owner knew that the dog was aggressive. Filing these types of claims can still be difficult, especially for those who are suffering from serious injuries, so if you or a loved one were recently attacked by someone else’s dog, it is critical to speak with an experienced The Villages dog bite attorney who can help handle your claim. Animal...

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