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Filing for personal injury claim when harmed by a dog

Posted on August 24, 2015 11:28 am under Animal attack

Lost income, disfigurement, scarring, pain, anxiety, sometimes event tragic death, are among the many repercussions brought about by a dog attack. Each state has its own set of rules for dog bite injury cases. In Wisconsin, for instance, a strict liability ruling for dog bites apply wherein a dog owner can be held liable of an attack whether or not the victim could have done anything to prevent any damage.

Furthermore, Wisconsin’s legislature allows the victim to claim twice the full amount of the damages if the owner has been informed or knew that his/her dog has previously attacked and caused damage to a person, another animal, or property.

If you have been attacked by a dog in Milwaukee, it is important to promptly seek legal advice on how you might be able to recover the damages you have incurred. Our team of dog bite lawyers at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can help you out in this trying time. Call us at (414) 271-0900 for a free assessment of your case today.