Thursday, April 24, 2008

When Fido Is Not So Friendly—Dog Bites Happen Every Day

There are many dogs, many people who like them and many people who are bitten everyday across the country including Redding. These bites range from a nip to severe wounds and they all must be medically treated.

This must be done to protect the person from infection and the more serious dog bites can cause injuries from puncture wounds to broken bones, severe cuts needing stitches, it can also cause facial wounds, and skull fractures. These injuries can also in many cases cause an unnatural fear of dogs for the victim and nightmares that will require therapy.

When Fido is not so friendly—dog bites happen every day and often when they occur it can even be a friends dog that turns unfriendly. This is when it can become a worse situation, being bitten by a dog is painful and serious enough but when it is a dog you know and an owner who you know that is a friend or neighbor it can make this a very delicate situation.

One thing that will not be delicate is the pain, the medical bills, the suffering that these injuries have caused because as everyone who has ever been bitten they can tell you that it is the one most painful experience they have ever had.

Since this dog is owned by someone you know and it is a difficult situation that is a reason that having the assistance of a dog bit attorney in Redding is a wise choice, this attorney can ensure that each side will be handled delicately and the will also ensure that you receive the settlement that will pay your medical bills and the medical bills that might be incurred in the future.

There are laws that hold the owner responsible when a dog bites and the dog is also held responsible. The dog at might at some point be considered a vicious animal if it bites more than one time and this may be the case with the dog that has bitten you and if it is then this owner has been warned prior to the attack you have suffered.

There are experienced Orange County and Redding dog bite attorneys or even Los Angeles dog bite attorneys and animal attack attorneys in Orange County that can be retained to ensure that you will receive a settlement that will not only take care of mounting medical bills but the future medical bills for surgeries and therapy that might be incurred along with pain and suffering from the dog bite attack. These Orange County dog bite attorneys can be reached at 888-400-9721.

Learn more: Address 633 W. Fifth St., 28th Fl. Los Angeles, CA 90071; 1875 Century Park East Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA 90067; 14003 Palawan Way Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 620 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660.

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