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Dog Bite Lawyers in New York City

Working with Victims to Get the Help They Need - Serving Clients in Brooklyn, Manhattan & Nassau County

Dog serve an important role in human society, providing companionship, entertainment, and valuable assistance to disabled individuals. When properly cared for and controlled, dogs generally do not pose a threat to people or other animals. But when dog owners fail to properly train and socialize their animals, the results can be extremely dangerous and even deadly.

At The Pryor Law Firm, we know that these incidents are traumatic for everyone involved. It is an unfortunate fact that children are the most likely victims of dog bite attacks, and the resulting injuries can be extreme. Our team of New York City dog bite attorneys is experienced in cases like these, and we can help clients recover damages. We serve clients throughout Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Nassau County.

We can seek out compensation for a wide variety of reasons, including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation or physical therapy
  • Loss of wages due to missed time at work
  • Loss of limbs and permanent disfigurement
  • Psychological trauma
  • Pain and suffering
  • Damaged property
  • Expenses associated with the wrongful death

Understanding Liability in Dog Bite Cases

In cases in which a dog bites someone and causes injury, New York law uses a combination of legal principles called "strict liability" and "negligence". This means that the dog’s owner is responsible for any medical bills stemming from his or her dog's biting someone, even if he or she had made reasonable attempts to restrain and control the animal before the injury occurred. For costs that are not related to medical expenses, the owner must have failed to display reasonable care to control the dog in order to be held liable. This legal standard has been coined the "one bite rule" because once a dog has bitten someone its owner should be aware that the dog has the propensity toward violence.

Experience in Complicated Dog Bite Cases

Dog bite cases can be extremely complicated, and the stakes are always high. Our dog bite lawyers in New York City have the experience needed to help ensure that your dog bite case is properly filed and executed. At The Pryor Law Firm, we know how important these cases are to our clients, and we do everything in our power to help them achieve their goals.

To learn more about our services and how we can help you and your loved ones in your dog bite case, contact us today at (855) 409-1906.

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