Whether you were hurt by a neighbor’s dog, you deserve to be compensated for your losses. Compensation can range from medical bills to wages that you lost during your recovery. In many cases, the dog owner’s insurance company is helpful and doesn’t have a problem paying a claim of someone injured by their customer’s pet. Sometimes, though, injured people have trouble getting the insurance company to agree to a reasonable settlement. In those cases, the professional assistance of a lawyer is useful.
By hiring a professional lawyer in Easton dog bite victims get the benefit of the extensive experience the attorney has in working with insurance companies to resolve animal-related claims. An attorney can negotiate with the insurance company to ensure that his or her clients are fairly compensated for their injuries. There are several types of compensation a dog bite victim may be entitled to receive.
In addition to getting your medical expenses paid and your lost wages compensated, you may also be entitled to pain and suffering and property damage if you also lost property in the dog attack. Insurance companies do not often offer these payments so if you were seriously injured, your attorney is likely to file a lawsuit to get you the money you deserve. The legal process may take some time.
Your lawyer will carefully review all of your medical records and will compile your income information from before and after the attack. As your advocate, your Lawyer Easton courts respect to present cases in state courtrooms will aggressively fight to defend your rights as a victim. You may even have additional rights if the animal that attacked you has been involved in an attack in the past. Your lawyer will search police records and animal attack reports to find out if the pet owner was negligent in the attack.
When you choose Drake Hileman & Davis as your attorney, you can be sure that they will work tirelessly to prove that you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. If your injures require long-term medical care, your lawyer will fight for medical payments to continue until you have recovered from the attack.