Have you suffered a dog bite?

If you have been bitten by a dog and suffered serious injury, please contact us to set up a free consultation to speak to our personal injury attorneys.

Dog Bite Lawsuits

Dog bites occur all the time, sometimes from dogs that are genuinely aggressive, and other times from dogs that are simply scared and trying to protect their territory. Either way, it can be a painful and expensive experience. We’ve helped dog bite victims in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, and beyond, and we understand that there can be both physical and mental issues arising from being bitten.

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California Civil Code 3342 states that a dog owner is liable for all damages suffered by a person who is bitten, as long as that person was in a public place or lawfully in a private place (i.e. not trespassing on private property).

The primary issue with a dog bite injury is – who pays? Many people believe their homeowners insurance covers dog bites, but such coverage can either be inadequate or nonexistent. Many policies exclude coverage for dog bites altogether, while nearly every policy excludes injuries arising from the actions of certain known dangerous breeds such as pitbulls.

Occasionally, some owners will have an umbrella policy that covers such instances, or they will have specific “canine liability insurance.” But, a large percentage of dog owners simply are not covered.

Our attorneys at the Hariri Law Group can help you sort through these issues so that you can recover what is owed to you for medical bills and any other damages you suffer.
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