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Who is Liable for a Dog Bite Injury in California?

According to laws in the state of California, a dog owner is legally liable for the actions of his or her dog, especially in cases where the dog bites or attacks another person. If you are attacked and/or bitten by another person's dog, regardless of the circumstances that led up to the incident, you may have grounds to file an insurance claim or sue the dog's owner for all expenses relating to your injuries. When a dog has a history of violent or vicious behavior, the dog owner take reasonable precautions to ensure the dog will not repeat such behavior. In cases where the dog has never attacked another person those types of safety measures may not be in place. As dogs are animals, any number of scenarios could potentially set them off and cause a vicious attack, often with serious consequences, even death.

For the past 30 years, our firm has been successfully representing personal injury victims in and around the Long Beach area. One of our primary areas of expertise involves dog bite cases. We have extensive knowledge of the California Dog Bite Law and how to get results in a lawsuit or claim. You should not be held responsible for the expenses associated with your dog bite injury. To help pursue the compensation you deserve, we recommend you consult with a dog bite attorney at our firm as soon as possible. We will be able to review your specific case, educate you on the laws pertaining to dog bites in the state of California, advise you on how to proceed and help prepare a claim on your behalf. Should you need aggressive representation we will fight hard to see that your interests and rights are protected.

If you have been attacked or bitten by a dog you need to contact the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk to speak with a Long Beach dog bite lawyer.

Categories: Dog Bites
111 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
Law Office of Leonard Matsuk - Long Beach Personal Injury Attorney
Located at 400 Oceangate, Suite 800 Long Beach, CA 90802. View Map
Phone: (562) 375-4912