Looking for a dog attack attorney? Krupp Law Offices can answer your dog attack questions. We have over 85 years of legal experience. If you or a love one has been attacked by a dog it is important to contact a dog attack attorney as soon as possible. We are a Grand Rapids Michigan law firm. We are not a Detroit law firm.
What Should I Do If I Am Attacked By A Dog?
If you are attacked by a dog, you should immediately contact the police to document the attack and obtain the name and contact information of the owner of the dog. You should also contact animal control in the county you were attacked. They will get all the information about the dog and will determine if the dog is current on rabies shots.
After reporting the dog attack, you should seek medical treatment at an urgent care facility. They can assess the level of care needed. Make sure to tell them what happened and your level of pain. This is needed for appropriate care.
Make sure to document your dog attack. Take pictures as soon as possible. Continue to takes pictures as your injury heals. Keep all of your medical records and bills. Keep a log with dates of treatment and what happened. If necessary, make an appointment with a cosmetic surgeon to determine the cost of reconstructive surgery.
Michigan has strict liability for dog attacks. The only defense is provocation of the dog. Typically, homeowner’s insurance pays dog bite claims for the owners of the dog. The owner’s liability typically does not go beyond the insurance limits. If the owner of the dog is a relative or a friend, you can limit the claim to the insurance policy only so that they will have no out of pocket expenses.
Dog attack claims will cover medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, reconstructive surgery, and other damages you may have suffered.
How Do I Get Started With My Dog Attack Case?
Call us immediately for a FREE no obligation dog bite consultation with one of our lawyers. We can answer your dog bite questions.
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Grand Rapids MI 49506
Dog Attack Information:
- Dog Bite Claims Generally
- Michigan Dog Bite Statute – MCL 287.351
- Dog Leash Laws
- Dog Bite Jury Instructions
- Dog Bite Compensation
- Attorney Fees for Dog Bite Cases
- Michigan Dog Bite Cases
- Contact Form
- West Michigan Animal Control Officers
- Why Hire a Dog Bite Lawyer – Grand Rapids Dog Bite Attorney
- What to Do if a Dog Bites You in Michigan
- Animal Attack Causing Death | Dog Attack Causing Death
- Dog Bite Statistics – Grand Rapids Dog Bite Attorney