Dog Bite Attorney in Columbus
Were you attacked by a dog?
While dog bite attacks may not seem like a big deal, there are close to
4.7 million dog bite victims every year. People suffer serious
personal injuries from dog attacks, especially when children are involved. Though we view
dogs as great pets—even man's best friend—some are not
fit to be around adults or children. When these dogs snap, they can cause
great damage, pain and suffering to those involved.
Statistics show that
more than 70% of dog bite attacks happen to children under the age of 10. At Rourke and Blumenthal, we put our 75 years of combined legal experience
to work for victims of dog bites. Regardless of the age of the individual
involved, we do everything we can to secure a fair outcome for our client.
When you work with us, you can always count on compassionate and dedicated
legal support. Let our firm put our reputation, expertise and results
to work on your behalf.
Dog Owner Liability
In most cases, a dog owner will be the one held liable for the damages
inflicted by their dog. It doesn't matter if this is the first attack
the dog has ever committed, the owner will still be held responsible.
Even if the incident occurred on their own property, a case can be built
to demonstrate their liability under Ohio
premises liability law. So long as the injured party did not intentional provoke the dog,
they owner will be held responsible. Whether it was a neighbor, a stranger
or a friend's dog, you may be eligible to receive compensation for
Our Columbus injury attorneys work to recover compensation for the following:
- Medical bills
- Emotional trauma
- Disfigurement and consequential surgeries
- Resulting disabilities
- Pain and suffering
It is crucial to gather as much evidence and witnesses as possible to build
a strong case on your behalf. No matter the circumstances involving your
dog bite incident, be sure to
contact our firm