Dog Bite Injury Lawyer FAQs

According to the CDC, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States every year, and nearly 1 in 5 require medical attention for their wounds. If you’re the victim of a dog attack, it’s important to have an experienced personal injury lawyer who understands the laws surrounding dog bites, and is able to sufficiently fight your case. Whether your child was bitten by a neighbor’s dog while you were out for a walk, or you’re a delivery person who was attacked by a loose dog while you were working, you probably have many questions about what to do next. Luckily, Kim Welch Law is here to help and answer your questions.

What Damages Are Eligible For Compensation?
Depending on the circumstances, you may be eligible to receive compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and permanent impairment. You may also be eligible to receive compensation for possible future damages, depending on if you are in Colorado or Nevada and the circumstances surrounding the claim.
What Are Common Injuries From A Dog Bite?
Some common injuries include broken bones, puncture wounds, PTSD, severe nerve damage and deep lacerations.
How Do I Know If I Have A Dog Bite Case?
If you’ve been injured by a dog bite, then it’s completely within your legal rights to file a personal injury claim. Kim Welch Law will help you throughout the entire process, giving you expert legal advice while fighting for you to receive compensation.
Who Is Held Responsible For A Dog Bite?
In the majority of cases, the dog owner is held responsible if their dog attacks someone. Each case is unique, and there are times where a dog sitter, landlord or other individual may be held liable for a dog attack.
Are You Able To Help Me Access Medical Treatment?
One of our top priorities is your well-being. Kim Welch and her entire team are happy to assist you in finding medical treatment if you’re unable to do so for any reason.
Is There A Statute Of Limitations For Dog Bites?
In both Colorado and Nevada, dog bite claims must be filed within two years of the date of the dog bite

Hire An Experienced Dog Bite Attorney

If you’ve been attacked by a dog, one of the first things you need to do is contact Kim Welch Law. Our experienced team will help you understand the necessary steps you need to take to file a personal injury claim, and build your case for you. We’ll support you throughout the entire process, and continually fight for you to receive the compensation you deserve! Don’t hesitate, contact our office today and we’ll begin building your personal injury case.

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