Were you bitten by a dog in Chico, Paradise, Orland, Oroville or any of the surrounding areas?
You need a dog bite Chico attorney.
A dog is supposed to be a man’s best friend. Unfortunately, sometimes they are terrors that are waiting to sink their teeth into you.
Does this sound overly dramatic? If you have ever been bitten or attacked by a dog in Chico, Paradise, Orland, Oroville or any nearby areas, you know how frightening this can be. The bite hurts and the pain lasts for quite some time, and it may leave permanent scars.
Tips And Advice
When you are in this type of situation, there may be many questions you want answers to. What should you do? What type of insurance will cover your expenses? Is the owner at fault for the dog’s attack?
Here are some tips and advice from an experienced attorney, and it will help you get started.
The first thing you should do is read our walk through about dealing with insurers.
Dog bites are sometimes covered under a homeowner’s insurance policy, so work on finding out this information as soon as you can.
California has laws in effect that make the owner liable for any injuries that someone sustained as a result of a dog bite. As with many laws that are similar to this one, it can be difficult to determine the effect it will have on your particular case. We would suggest you call one of our dog bite attorneys so they can help you understand everything that you are going through.
Make sure that you hold on to proof that you were bitten. Photographs that were taken by a witness are the best. You need to find a way to prove that these were taken after you were attacked. What if you don’t have a camera? Do you have any idea of which doctors will not treat you since someone else is at fault/. Call us and we will help you document your injuries right away. You can trust us to help you with your case.
Seek medical attention as soon as possible. Unless you are positive that the dog was not rabid, you must go to the doctor immediately after you have been bitten. Infections and other complication can be a threat to your life, so keep an eye out for strange symptoms.
Has anyone ever complained about this dog in the past? Your neighbors and the animal control office in the area will be able to provide answers to that question. Would you like us to ask them for you? Call our dog bite attorneys and we will do everything you need while you recuperate.
That is a lot of information to take in, isn’t it? Well, this is a very tedious process, but having an experienced attorney in your corner will make the process much simpler.