Forty Years Helping The Survivors Of Animal Attacks
Bites from dogs or other animals may sound innocent, but can result in serious injury and sometimes even death. As any mail carrier or delivery person will tell you, dogs are pack animals that are genetically predisposed to defending their turf. Some dogs have a reputation for being extremely aggressive such as the Pitbull and will attack even when unprovoked. If you have been attacked by a dog or by another animal, you may be entitled to recover money. Contact the dog bite lawyers at The Law Offices of Bailey & Burke; our personal injury attorneys will aggressively fight for compensation for you to pay for your:
- Medical bills
- Fear and anguish
- Future medical care expenses
- Scarring or disfigurement
- Recovery of loss of earnings
- Medical attention for all injuries
- Money for your pain and suffering
- Psychological counseling due to your injury, if necessary
- Costs involved to revise scarring or disfigurement by cosmetic surgery, if necessary
Massachusetts Dog Bite Law
Massachusetts’s law states the owner or keeper (usually the person in control of a dog) who causes injury or death to another person is liable to the injured victim for the damages suffered by the victim. The injured person does not have to prove fault on the part of the dog’s owner or keeper – a victim of an injury caused by a dog need only show that they did not tease, torment or abuse the dog prior to the attack.
Speak To An Attorney Now
While you deal with your health recovery, our dog bite lawyers can advise you on what happens next legally and what you can expect from the insurance company. Let us handle dealing with the insurance company, while you keep a written record of all medical treatment you receive and any changes to your life since the attack. We can travel to visit you at the hours and locations most convenient to you, whether it is in your home or recuperating in a hospital. There is no risk to you to consult with us, because all animal attack cases are handled on a contingency basis, so you owe nothing until we obtain a settlement on your behalf.
If you would like the attorneys of Bailey & Burke to review your particular situation immediately, call us at 978-368-0983 directly to schedule a free consultation at a time and location of your convenience.