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Animal & Dog Injuries
What Are Animal & Dog Injuries?
Although some animals, such as cats and dogs, are generally considered tamed and nice domestic pets, being regarded as even best friends or family members of humans, it is undeniable that in some cases ones’ beloved pets can easily be a cause for someone’s miseries, seriously injuring others, for no particular reason--causing one to face immense, unnecessary hardship ranging from huge medical bills to even a loss of loved one(s).
Being put into such a position, a victim of animal bite might proceed to recover in a wide range of ways of which one is, with the help of a lawyer specialized in animal attack lawsuits, to seek legal compensation, including medical expenses and other related damages, from an animal’s owner.
How Can Animal & Dog Injuries Lawyers Help Individuals?
To seek legal compensation, saying that one is a victim of animal bite, even with evidence of real trauma, is just simply not enough. Law aims to ensure legal equality and thus it comes with a layer of protection to both a plaintiff and a defendant.
In some places, for example, an owner might be held liable only if courts are convinced that he or she knows or has the reason to know that his or her animal can be dangerous or injure a person, and in some places, regardless of such an awareness, an owner might be held liable nevertheless should a victim’s lawyer proves that there are real substantial damages awaiting compensation.
This means that for a successful prosecution, an initial proper investigation by a competent lawyer is required to determine whether one’s case has enough foundation and to transform that foundation into a strong legal case.
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