What To Do If a Dog Bites You in Grand Rapids Michigan

If you are bite by a dog, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

First you need to evaluate the claim and how the bite occurred.  In Michigan, dog owners are strictly liable for their dogs behavior including bites.  Michigan also has leash laws which require that dogs be on leashes.  If you are bitten or attached by a dog, the owner is liable to you for your injuries.

Once you are bitten, you should immediately seek medical attention if necessary.  After medical attention, you should do the following:

  1. Take pictures of the injury and the area.
  2. Report the incident to the police for a dog bite report.
  3. Get names and numbers of any witnesses.
  4. Determine the owner of the dog.
  5. Contact the Grand Rapids Dog Bite Attorneys

Contact us immediately when you are injured by a dog attack or just a serious dog bite.  If an adjuster from the insurance company calls refer them to your attorney. You need to know your rights when explaining your dog bite injury to the insurance company. The adjuster will try to get you to say that you did something to provoke the dog, even if it is unintentional. Dog bite insurance adjusters and attorneys are working for the owner of the dog that bit you to eliminate your claim. They will offer you nothing or next to nothing and even pretend to be acting for you when they are not. You need the Best Grand Rapids dog bite attorneys of Krupp Law Offices PC representing your interests to ensure that you are justly and fairly compensated.

Considering dog bite attorneys work on a percentage of recovery on dog bite claims, it is beneficial to have the assistance of a dog bite attorney to help you with your claim. At Krupp Law Offices P.C., a Grand Rapids dog bite attorney will evaluate a claim for free to determine whether you’re entitled to compensation.

Krupp Law Offices P.C. serves clients throughout West Michigan.

Christian G Krupp

KRUPP LAW OFFICES PC

161 Ottawa NW Suite 201
Grand Rapids MI 49503
616-459-6636 or mail@krupplaw.com


 

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