What happens when man’s best friend isn’t so friendly? The reality is that dogs are animals and you may not always know when an ordinarily sweet dog will turn on you. When dogs do attack, they can cause serious and devastating injuries. In certain situations, those attacks can be deadly.
You can’t always anticipate a dog bite and you may not know where to turn when they happen. At Mickelsen Dalton, we understand how serious dog bite are. Our attorneys can help you recover, both from the injuries themselves and from the financial strains that they create. Call today for a free and confidential case evaluation.
What Is My Dog Bite Case Worth?
Every dog bite case is different. The specific facts leading to your dog bite, and your life after, determines the value of your case. We may not be able to give you a number here, but we can promise to fight for every penny you deserve. To learn more about your case and what it may be worth, schedule your free consultation with Mickelsen Dalton’s dog bite lawyers now.
What Kind of Damages Are Available to Dog Bite Victims?
The laws in South Carolina are strict and help hold dog owners accountable for damages caused by their dog. Damages that may be awarded to victims include but are not limited to:
Medical bills, including any needed surgeries or rehab
Pain and suffering
We’ll Fight for Compensation for All of Your Dog Bite Injuries
When fighting for you, we take over dealing with the insurance company and help gather the evidence you need to prove your case. Mickelsen Dalton is prepared to help fight for the compensation you deserve.
How Do I Prove Negligence?
When you or a loved one suffers an injury from a dog bite, you may wonder how you can prove that someone else was at fault. This is done by proving negligence. To do this, our dog bite lawyers use:
Expert testimony or reports documenting your injuries
Any animal control reports that show that the dog has a previous bite record
How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit After a Dog Bite in South Carolina?
When dealing with personal injuries, including dog bites, there’s a time that you’re allotted to file your claim. When dealing with an individual, you have 3 years from the date of injury to file. If your injury was caused by a government agency or entity, you have 2 years.
What Does a Dog Bite Lawyer Cost?
We believe that we get paid only if you get paid. We offer free consultations during which we will examine your evidence, take all your information, and get started working for you.
Your Trusted Charleston Dog Bite Lawyers Are Standing By
If you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a dog attack, you need experienced legal representation. Mickelsen Dalton is a top-rated firm that has successfully recovered millions for our clients. We will fight to help you receive the compensation you deserve after a dog bite or other personal injury. We won’t stop fighting until we win what you deserve. Contact us today for your free consultation.