Animal owners have a responsibility to keep their pets secure. If you or a loved one have been a victim of an animal attack or dog bite, call The Berry Law Group today. You may be entitled to financial compensation. Our lawyers are committed to getting our clients the justice they deserve when they need it most.
Georgia Vicious Dog Lawyer
An animal attack can happen anywhere and for no reason at all. Whether it is at the park, at a friend's house or even in front of your own house, a dog bite is never your fault. Domesticated animals are not meant to be dangerous to the general public. Even guard dogs are should not attack humans without provocation. There are no specific breeds of dog that are legally considered more dangerous than others. Instead, courts usually go by factors such as:
- Has the animal bitten before
- Has the animal shown aggressive behavior in the past
These animals are classified by Georgia law as "vicious dogs" and are required to be kept restrained at all times. The owner of a "vicious dog" must also carry a minimum of $15,000 liability insurance.
Animal Attack Lawyers
Georgia has laws that are designed to keep citizens safe from vicious animals. If a pet owner, boarder, sitter, etc is negligent and you or someone you love suffer because of it, they should be held accountable. You may be compensated for medical bills, pain and suffering, property damage and lost wages with a successful suit. Occasionally, you can even recover punitive damages if you and your experienced Georgia animal bite lawyer can prove that the pet owner's actions were reckless or vindictive.
An animal or dog bite lawsuit may not be obvious to some victims. They may feel it was their fault for not running away as soon as they saw the animal approaching or feel that they provoked it in some way. Similarly, many people think that putting up a "Beware of Dog" sign is properly warning guests about their dangerous pet. But did you know that this may actually prove to the court that the owners were aware that their pet was vicious? If you or a loved one have been bitten by a vicious dog, do not hesitate to call a personal injury lawyer and find out about your rights.
Georgia Personal Injury Lawyers
If you or someone in your family has been bitten or attacked by a pet or has been a victim of property damage by an unrestrained pet, call the professionals at The Berry Law Group right now. You will speak with an attorney who will answer all of your questions and tell you what kind of compensation you can hope to receive.
Even if you do not want to go all the way to court to fight for you injuries, call The Berry Law Group. Our lawyers will listen to you and work to get you a settlement or go to mediation. There are a lot of things a Personal Injury Lawyer can do for you, but we can't get started until you give us a call.
Call us right now at (678) 677-2263.