RI Dog Bite Attorney
The effects of a dog bite can be traumatic for the injured victim. The long term effects may not present themselves for days or even weeks following the incident. There are several reasons to seek an experienced dog bite attorney in these circumstances. As a result of a dog bite, the victim may incur expensive medical treatment fees. The laws regarding dog bites vary by state.
Securing a personal injury lawyer to represent your case is important to the outcome of your claim. According to Rhode Island law, the owner of the dog may be held liable for any costs incurred by the victim due to the dog bite.
§ 4-13-16 Action for damages to animals – Double damages on second recovery – Destruction of offending dog. – If any dog kills…or otherwise injures any person the owner or keeper of the dog shall be liable to the person aggrieved, for all damage sustained, to be recovered in a civil action, with costs of suit.
After being injured by a dog bite or attack, the victim may experience a loss in income and a decrease in their overall quality of life. Our expert legal team will conduct a thorough investigation regarding your case to gather supporting evidence on your behalf. Attorney Bank is experienced in the personal injury area of dog bites. We have recovered adequate damages for dog bite victims. Our well-versed background in this area of practice allows us to hold dog owners responsible for the hardships of the victim that result from the attack.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a dog attack contact Dog Bite Attorney Chad Bank at (401) 573-2265 to schedule your FREE consultation today.