Each year an estimated 800,000 injuries occur requiring medical care resulting from dog bites. Many of these injuries involve small children which can be especially difficult. Some dog bite injuries can result in life altering injuries.
You could be entitled to recover damages for your losses if you have been injured in a dog bite accident, speak immediately with an experienced and aggressive lawyer. Don’t delay – call Clay now! Our personal injury attorneys can provide an initial consultation FREE of charge regardless of whether you retain our services.
Common dog bite injuries can include:
- Puncture wounds
One of the most damaging results of a dog bite is scarring. Facial injuries are very common, with about 44,000 dog bite injuries to the face treated in U.S. hospitals each year. These wounds can cause life altering, disfiguring scars requiring many expensive and painful surgeries.
In addition to physical wounds, a dog bite victim may suffer from sever emotional trauma, especially children. A small child who has endured a dog attack may have long lasting fear of dogs, fear of leaving their home, separation anxiety, or worse.
If you or your loved one has been injured by a dog bite, call your Personal Injury Attorney at The Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess today!