The last thing you should ever have to worry about is getting bitten or attacked by someone else’s dog. Unfortunately, these incidents happen more often than people realize. At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, we know that many dog attack injuries happen due to the careless or negligent actions of a dog’s owner. If you or a loved one have been injured by a dog, our Las Vegas dog bite attorneys are ready to help secure the compensation you deserve.
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A dog bite or attack case can come complicated. In Nevada, dog bite laws can be confusing, and recovering compensation often depends on proving the dog owner’s negligence. To do this, your Las Vegas dog bite lawyer will work to gather evidence, including:
Your dog bite attorney will work with the dog owner (or their legal team and homeowner’s insurance company) to obtain a settlement that covers all of your injury-related expenses.
There are approximately 4.5 million dog bites each year in the US. While many of these bites cause only minor injuries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that one in every five people bitten requires medical attention.
Dog bites and attacks can cause severe injuries to a victim, including:
In many dog bite cases, dog bite victims in Las Vegas require extensive medical care to repair damage and restore appearance and functionality. These dog bite injuries can also lead to long-term emotional and psychological damage. In some cases, an animal attack can result in wrongful death and may allow families to pursue a wrongful death claim under Nevada law.
Nevada has strict rules regarding dog bite liability.
Under Nevada law, a dog owner can face liability for a lawsuit if:
If you or someone you care about has been injured by a dog bite or attack, you may need to seek legal assistance. The dog’s owners may be to blame, and you could be entitled to significant compensation, including:
At Harris & Harris Injury Lawyers, our Las Vegas dog bite lawyers are ready to help you with your dog bite claim in Clark County. You can contact our law firm for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling us at (702) 384-1414 or toll-free at 1 (800) 393-2350. We provide legal help to those who have suffered from an animal attack.