Middlesex County Dog Bite Lawyers
Middlesex County is a primarily suburban county in the center of New Jersey and is the population center of the state. Middlesex County is home to many households and according to the latest census, 56% of the household consisted of married couples and 34% of the households had children under 18 living with them. Many of the households in Middlesex County also have pets living with them, including many dogs. Therefore, if you live or visit Middlesex County, you may become the victim of a dog bite.
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, every year more than 800,000 people in the United States receive medical attention as a result of a dog bite and at least half of the victims are children.
Common Dog Bite Injuries In Middlesex County
Some of the most common injuries sustained as a result of a dog bite include disfiguration and scarring, nerve damage and emotional trauma. If you have been a victim of a dog bite, after seeking medical attention, you should consult with an attorney with experience handling dog bite claims.
A Middlesex County personal injury lawyer can advise of the relevant law concerning dog bite claims and what legal action would need to be taken. For instance, under New Jersey law, the owner of a dog is legally responsible for all of the damages, which his or her dog inflicts upon a victim as a result of a do bite, regardless of whether or not the owner knew of the dog’s dangerous tendencies. Therefore, you will not need to prove that the dog had previous bitten another person.
At Aiello, Harris, Marth, Tunnero & Schiffman, our attorneys have handled substantial dog bite claims. Our attorneys have represented both children and adults who have been the victim of dog bites. Our attorneys can help you get the compensation to which you are entitled.
Our Middlesex County personal injury lawyers have offices throughout New Jersey for your convenience. All of our offices are centrally located to major hospitals for your convenience. We keep flexible office hours seven days a week, and our attorneys can conduct appointments in your home or hospital room if you are not able to travel to our office. Most of our personal injury cases are handled on contingency.
Contact our Middlesex County dog bite lawyers today
Our firm has two offices in Middlesex County as well as offices in adjacent counties. If you were the victim of a dog bit, please contact one of our attorneys today at (908) 561-5577 or contact us online for a free consultation.