In 2019, Florida reported the second highest number of dog bite cases in the U.S., falling just behind California. Every year, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs, and most of these people are children.
If you or your child have been injured because of a dog bite, you may be entitled to compensation. A Tampa Dog Bite Attorney at Inkelaar Law is prepared to fight for your rights and bring justice to your case.
Learn more today about dog bite injury cases and how Inkelaar Law can help you.
In Florida, if a homeowner’s dog has bitten you, they may be held liable for your injuries. Certain breeds of dogs, like pitbulls, are categorized as dangerous by some insurance companies, meaning they will not insure a homeowner with this breed.
But, regardless of the breed, a homeowner may find themselves responsible if their dog injures someone either on their property or off. These are the three types of law that impose liability on dog owners:
The first step in taking action against a dog owner is to contact your local authorities and file a police report. This can help ensure that the exact details of the bite are recorded, and contact information for all parties is properly recorded.
Whether the dog bite caused minor injuries or life-long damage, you may receive compensation with the help of a Tampa Dog Bite Attorney at Inkelaar Law. Our team has extensive experience in personal injury law, and has won over 40 million dollars for our clients. Plus, our multilingual capabilities allow us to serve a wide variety of individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Call us today at (813) 535-5574 or complete our contact request form for a free consultation.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.