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Posted on September 26, 2019 by

What to Know and Do After You Have Been Attacked by a Dog

If you have been bitten or attacked by a dog, not only are you experiencing significant pain, but you may have grounds for a lawsuit. So many people in Missouri don't realize that they have legal rights and may be able to be compensated for their pain, lost wages, medical bills and more. 

But, getting compensated means taking the right steps, and we'd like to offer you some guidance if you're facing this situation. 

Determining Liability After a Dog Bite/Attack

Whether or not you have grounds to file a lawsuit after getting bitten by a dog is dependent upon liability. The question is, who can be held responsible for what happened? If you were trespassing or if you were teasing or provoking the dog in any way, the owner may not be liable. But, if you were not and you got bitten, the owner should be held responsible and have to pay damages. 

Talking With a St. Louis Dog Bite Attorney

If you're unsure about what to do after your dog bite, please talk with us, your St. Louis dog bite attorneys. We can help you understand whether or not there was negligence, and what you are entitled to under the laws of the State of Missouri. 

If we feel you have a solid case, we will partner with you to pursue it. Our goal is for you to get the compensation that you deserve.