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Dog Bites Injuries – Personal Injury Lawyers in Orlando, Florida

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    If you or someone you know have been bitten by a dog, compensation for the bite may be acquired. The owner is liable for the damages incurred by the dog bite. There are a number of factors that may determine the liabilities of the owner, and this means if a dog has been shown to be dangerous. There is a concept known as the “one bite rule,” although that is a misnomer, as the dog may not have bitten anyone to be considered dangerous. Some signs of aggression are:

    • Growling / snapping at people
    • Jumping on people (this includes non-aggressive)
    • Frightening people who pass by
    • Specific breed classified as dangerous
    • Dog is trained to fight

    In other jurisdictions, a simple showing that the dog caused someone’s injuries is enough to impose strict liability on the dog’s owner. Common negligence theories may also be used to hold a dog owner liable for a dog bite victim’s damages. If the owner is held liable, the victim may be entitled to compensation for:

    • Medical expenses
    • Lost wages
    • Pain and suffering
    • Property damage

    If you are considering filing a lawsuit based on a dog bite, consider the Personal Injury attorneys at the Law Firm of Anderson and Ferrin, experienced Personal Injury Lawyers located in Orlando, Florida. Call for a Free Consultation.

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