Dog Bites

Tacoma Dog Bite Attorneys

Each day, over 1,000 U.S. citizens require emergency treatment for dog bite injury. One out of every six victims is so seriously injured, they require medical attention. Many people are victims of dog bites every day in Tacoma, Seattle, Olympia and the rest of Washington. Victims should seek information from an attorney who handles dog bite claims as soon as possible. The lawyers and Sadler Ladenburg help victims of dob bites in Tacoma, Seattle, Olympia and all over Washington.

The combination of Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Presa Canarios, and their mixes are responsible for:

  • 80% of attacks that induce bodily harm
  • 70% of attacks to children
  • 83% of attack to adults
  • 69% of attacks that result in fatalities
  • 75% that result in maiming

These dog breeds pose such a threat many cities throughout the country have banned them. Dog bites can product a number of injuries. They include:

  • Abrasions
  • Puncture wounds
  • Tearing wounds
  • Scars
  • Broken bones
  • Crush injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Rabies
  • Emotional trauma

If your injuries go untreated, an animal bite can be severe and result in an infection, or even death.

Don’t ever make the assumption that a dog is trained or gentle. Even the most temperate dog has the potential to become a threat under certain circumstances. If you are attacked by a dog, you do have the right, in many cases, to file a personal injury claim. You may be entitled for compensation including:

  • Emergency medical care and follow-up care
  • Plastic surgery
  • Future medical expenses
  • Disability
  • Wage loss

It is very likely that you will have many questions after a dog bite. Common questions include:?

  • Do I have a valid dog bite claim?
  • What is the process of a personal injury claim for a dog bite?
  • What insurance is available for a dog bite claim and what will it cover?
  • Who is responsible to to pay my medical bills?
  • I’m in pain but I don’t have a doctor. Where should for medical treatment?
  • The insurance company is calling me, should I talk to them?
  • What can I do if the other driver has no insurance?
  • How much does a personal injury attorney cost?
  • Can I handle my personal injury claim myself?
  • How should I choose a personal injury attorney?

The Tacoma-Seattle-Olympia area personal injury attorneys at Sadler Ladenburg answer these questions every day. It is free to talk to an personal injury attorney at Sadler Ladenburg so please call and get all your questions about dog bite claims answered. Sadler Ladenburg are skilled at handling dog bite claims. We’ll launch a thorough investigation to collect evidence and do our best to get you the reparations and justice you deserve. Visit our results page to see how we’ve helped other accident victims.

If you’ve been injured as the result of a dog owner’s negligence, contact us to set up a free consultation. (253) 573-1700.