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Mendez and Sanchez - Animal Attack Law Firm in East Los Angeles, California

Although dogs and other pets are often considered part of the family, thousands of people each year are injured in animal attacks that require emergency medical treatment. If you were attacked by another person’s dog or pet, you may be able to recover compensation for your harm, including medical expenses and other damages.

Holding Pet Owners Accountable for Attacks by Their Animals

Under California law, dog owners are generally strictly liable for injuries caused by their dogs. This means that even if the dog has never bitten anyone before, and even if the owner did not know that his or her dog was vicious, the owner will still be responsible for the victim’s harm.

Possible Outcomes of an Animal Assault

Depending on the attack, canine and also animal attacks can have the following effects on victims:

  • Infections such as rabies, bacteremia, and also tetanus can be contracted
  • Physical injuries, such as skull fractures, wounded skin, lacerations, puncture wounds, broken or cracked bones
  • Lasting mental harm, consisting of stress and anxiety disorders and also phobic disorders connected with the trauma of the event
  • Death, in really severe cases a canine or animal bite can lead to death
  • Looking For Settlement for Canine Bites and Animal Assaults in California

Depending upon the seriousness of the injury, victims of canine bites and animal attacks may be able to obtain the list below types of compensation for losses and also loss associated with an attack:

  1. Past and also future medical expenditures
  2. Discomfort and suffering
  3. Lost earnings
  4. Residential or commercial property damage
  5. Compensatory damages

What to Do After a Dog and/or Animal Bite

Being attacked by an animal can be a truly distressing experience. If you or a loved one is attacked by a canine or another animal, it is necessary to take the following action in order to secure the safety and also wellness of all involved.

  • The threat of contracting a major infection can be decreased significantly when a dog-bite wound is cleaned properly, so it is crucial to seek medical care immediately.
  • Verify you have the ability to acknowledge the animal(‘s) who took part of the attack
  • Take pictures of any injuries from the assault
  • Validate the identity of the animal(‘s) owner



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