Jacksonville Dog Bites
Dog bite cases are a common example of premises liability. If you, a loved one or a family member is bitten by a dog on someone else's property, it warrants investigating whether or not that person or business maintained their animal and premises in accordance with Florida law.
Contact the Law Office of Bruce A. Gartner if you have suffered a dog bite. During your free initial consultation, our Jacksonville Beach personal injury attorney will evaluate your case and advise you on how to proceed.
Representation for your dog bite injury is within reach.
The Law Office of Bruce A. Gartner is passionate about helping individuals who have been injured and fear they have no recourse for compensation. No matter what the extent of your dog bite is, it is critical that you contact an experienced personal injury law firm in Jacksonville Beach.
Dog bite cases are an example of premises liability. As part of Florida premises liability law, pet owners are obligated to adhere to an explicit code of standards in maintaining their animals and properties. If this code is violated and you are injured because of it, you are entitled to take legal action.
Important steps to take following a dog bite
The actions you take following a dog bite injury are critical. You should contact a Jacksonville premises liability attorney. In addition, be sure to complete the following:
- Obtain the name of the dog owner as well as any witnesses. In some cases, even a landlord who allowed a tenant to keep an aggressive dog may be prosecuted.
- Report the incident to the owner.
- Call the police for a report of the incident.
- Seek medical attention for your injury promptly.