Helping Clients in Burlington Obtain Fair Compensation
Although dogs make great pets, certain types of dogs require more training and restraints to control their animalistic urges. All dogs, both small and large, are capable of attacking a person and inflicting serious injuries. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury from a dog bite, you might be eligible to file a personal injury claim to pursue compensation for the damages you sustained.
At Cornell Law, our skilled attorney can help you build a strong case to fight for the financial compensation you deserve. Our legal team will work tirelessly to recover the damages you are entitled to so that you can focus on recovering from your injury.
Call (319) 219-2800 to learn more about how our law firm can help you during your free case consultation.
What Should I Do After I've Been Bitten By a Dog
If you have been bitten by a dog, it is important to remember that your health should be your top priority, so seek medical attention as soon as possible. Once you know that medical assistance is on its way to help you, you should take the following steps to preserve the scene where the dog bite incident took place:
- Report the dog or incident to animal control professionals. This will help ensure the dog does not end up hurting someone else.
- If possible, take pictures of the injuries you sustained.
- Collect the names and addresses of anybody who witnessed the dog biting you.
- Get the name and address of the dog owner and their insurance information.
- Never sign any agreements or take a settlement offered to you by the dog owner without consulting with an experienced attorney.
We understand that most of you reading this have probably already suffered a dog bite injury and are unable to take the steps listed above. Don't stress if you weren't able to do these things, our attorney can investigate the circumstances of injury for you and collect the evidence you need to establish liability.
Our Burlington Dog Bite Lawyer Can Help You
After you have sought medical attention and documented your injury like we described above, you should then consult with a personal injury who has a background handling dog bite cases.
Our legal team will gladly investigate the incident and determine if the dog's owner can be held liable for the injuries you suffered. Dog bite injuries can be devastating and sometimes require extensive medical treatments and surgeries that can cost thousands of dollars. The burden of these expenses should not fall on you. Let us help you assert your legal rights today!
To find out more about how our Burlington dog bite lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve, call (319) 219-2800 to schedule your free case consultation. We proudly serve clients in Burlington, Fairfield, Mt. Pleasant, Washington, Ottumwa, and surrounding communities.