Dog Bite Attorneys in West New York, NJ
The vast majority of dogs are very loyal and have no intentions of hurting anyone. Dogs have become part of many families across the United States. A lot of people fail to realize that as much as they love their dog, there is still a risk factor associated with them if they are poorly trained. Injuries that were the result of dog bites happen more often than many people realize. They can cause serious harm or in some cases, death. Dog owners are responsible for making sure their dogs do not cause harm to another person and if they do, that owner will be held liable. If you have been seriously injured in a dog attack, it is important that you retain the services of an experienced attorney. Contact Greenberg & Walden, LLC today to learn how our firm can help.
After an Attack
If you are attacked by a dog, it is important to receive medical attention, first and foremost. After that, you will have to gather the necessary information required for your personal injury case. You should obtain not only the information of the dog owner but also that of any witnesses that may have seen the attack occur. The dog’s owner may be held responsible for covering the medical bills associated with the injuries sustained in the attack. Be sure to obtain the contact information of any witnesses that may have seen the attack take place.
New Jersey Dog Bite Laws
In New Jersey, a dog owner is liable for his or her dog’s actions. Regardless of the dog’s history, the owner will be held responsible for the injuries that occur because of their animal, unless provoked. The cost of these injuries can be astounding. Between medical bills, lost pay due to time off to recuperate and the physical and emotional pain and suffering associated with being attacked, a dog bite can weigh heavily on one’s mind and wallet.
In a successful dog bite case, you may be able to recover significant damages for the burdens caused by the accident. You may be entitled to economic damages that can help offset the cost of your medical expenses, lost wages, the need to hire in-home care, lost earning capacity, and more. Additionally, you may also be entitled to noneconomic damages for your emotional distress, pain and suffering, loss of quality of life, and more.
Contact a Hudson County Dog Bite Attack Attorney
If you have been injured in a dog bite accident, you may be subject to mounting medical expenses, rehabilitation, time out of work, and the permanent muscle, tissue, or nerve damage. These cases should not be taken lightly. Dog bite victims should retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney who can assess your particular situation. Greenberg & Walden, LLC has over 150 years of combined experience representing clients who have been injured by the negligence of another party. If you need an attorney to fight for you, contact Greenberg & Walden, LLC today.