It’s hard to imagine the trauma caused by a dog bite until it’s happened to you or someone you love. On top of medical costs, you have the emotional toll from a frightening event.
Our attorneys in Tacoma have worked with clients – just like you – put their lives back together after a dog bite. We have helped clients in Pierce County, King County, Thurston County, and Kitsap County.
First, seek medical care! Always call 911 if the injuries are severe or life-threatening.
It’s important that a physician has assessed all of your injuries. Sometimes, infections happen when dog bites go untreated. Make sure that your doctor documents the extent of your injuries. If you’re able, we recommend that you take photos of all your wounds.
In Washington State, the law is on the side of the victim. That means that the dog owner is liable for paying for your damages, such as medical bills.
We’ve written more about what Washington State law says about dog bites on our blog.
You already know that a dog bite is going to incur medical expenses. But, our clients are often surprised when they realize that the actual cost includes much more than that.
Here are some of the expenses we’ve helped our clients recover from a dog bite:
The true compensation you need after a dog bite is often much higher than insurance companies will offer you. We review each of our client’s cases to determine the full picture of what they are owed.
Healing physically and emotionally from a dog bite takes time. We’d love the opportunity to take these parts of the process off your plate:
Over the years, we’ve helped many clients receive fair settlements for their dog bite injuries. Do not handle this on your own.
Please call us today at 253.272.5226 for a no-fee, no-obligation consultation. We welcome the opportunity to hear what happened and help you heal.
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