Tag: dog bite
How much will it cost me to hire a Personal Injury law firm?
After all of the pain, suffering, and confusion involved in an accident or injury, it can be disheartening to consider the cost of hiring a law firm to represent you for your case. Fortunately, when you work with us, you will not have to worry about cost. We take our fees as a simple percentage… read more
Should I expect to receive payment for what I’m enduring as a victim of an accident?
If you’ve been the victim of an accident, you may require extensive medical treatment. So it’s important to remember that you must receive proper medical treatment so that you can recover from your accident. Also, since you have been the victim of an accident, you should know that insurance companies will compensate you for “pain… read more
Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?
It is very important that you do not sign any release forms that you received from an insurance adjuster without first talking to an attorney. Remember that the insurance adjuster’s main goal is to keep the payments they make to accident victims like you as small as possible. That’s why we are here for you—to… read more
Who is liable for a dog bite?
A dog’s owner is typically legally responsible for the actions of their dog such as damage or injury they may cause. Someone else may also be liable if any of the following statements are true: Someone other than the owner was taking care of and had control over the dog. The owner’s landlord knew the… read more
How to Take a Dog Bite Case to Small Claims Court
Many dog-bite disputes never make it court due to negotiations between the injured person and the dog owner or insurance company. If you were injured by a dog, there are a few different options you have to take the case to court. Small claims court is typically recommended because in most states you can sue… read more
Four-Pound Attack Dachshund? Appeals Court Rules No
Animal assaults are a tricky area of the law, and it is one often subject to litigation. Can you sue if you become injured while fleeing from a pursuant dog? If so, who can be sued, and do specifics of the dog have any bearing on the case? Here’s an interesting example of a complex… read more
Held at….Dog Point? Man and Son Robbed by Pit Bull Owner
Date: July 11, 2011 Location: Salmon Street Plaza, Eastbank Esplanade, Portland Names: Rodney Graves, Jan Leith Haga Jr. Portland Police officers arrested a 29-year-old man who used a pit bull to commit a robbery Sunday evening. The victims were a Portland man and his 14-year-old son. According to the story reported by the Oregonian, at… read more