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Burlington County Dog Bite Lawyer

When a dog attacks, the results can be catastrophic. Dog bite survivors can sustain injuries such as deep lacerations, facial injuries, eye injuries, puncture wounds and permanent disfigurement. They may also have to live with significant emotional injuries, such as post-traumatic stress disorder.

At Console & Associates PC, our Burlington County dog bite lawyers are here to help survivors recover. We may be able to fight for fair compensation on your behalf. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Why Hire Our Dog Bite Lawyers?

  • Our dog bite lawyers have spent 25 years improving their skills and taking personal injury cases just like yours.
  • Our law firm has local offices in Marlton, Cherry Hill and Newark. We represent clients in all major cities in Burlington County.
  • Our attorneys understand the immense physical pain and emotional suffering that can accompany dog bite injuries, as well as how to help survivors.
  • Our dog bite lawyers have a No Win, No Fee Promise that means you will pay nothing for your attorney until and unless he or she wins your case.

Do You Need a Lawyer?

Getting justice and compensation for a dog attack may take assistance from an attorney. The dog owner may refute liability or an insurance company could try to undervalue your damages. Hiring a lawyer can protect you from these issues and help you overcome challenges on the road to recovery. Your dog bite injury lawyer can take care of difficult and complicated legal processes on your behalf while you go through treatments and therapies. You can have peace of mind with the right lawyer in your corner.

How to Recover From a Dog Bite in New Jersey

New Jersey uses a strict liability dog attack law. To recover financially from your dog bite, you will file a claim against the dog’s owner. All pet owners in the state will be liable for injuries and damages their dogs cause, whether or not they were negligent. Even if this was the first time the dog bit someone and the owner had no reason to suspect vicious propensities, New Jersey’s strict liability statute holds the owner accountable. The dog owner’s homeowners insurance company should pay for damages since pets are technically property.

If the insurance company fails to offer an award you believe is reasonable based on your past and projected future losses, your attorney can negotiate for a better price. Your lawyer can help prove your damages through medical records, police reports and eyewitness accounts. Should insurance negotiations fail to result in fair compensation, your lawyer can bring your dog bite injury case to court in Burlington County. An injury trial may be necessary to receive maximum recovery for your serious losses.

Compensation Available

At Console & Associates PC, we do not believe you should have to pay for your damages after a dog attack in New Jersey. We can help you combat potential defenses such as trespassing, comparative fault or provocation of the animal to achieve top results. The award you may be able to recover could pay for many different losses.

  • Medical expenses
  • Future health care
  • Disability costs
  • Pain and suffering
  • Psychological distress
  • Emotional trauma
  • Lost wages
  • Permanent scarring or disfigurement
  • Wrongful death

The value of your case will depend on the severity and permanency of your injuries. Our attorneys have achieved many six-figure awards for our past clients using proven legal tactics and negotiation strategies. Find out what your dog bite claim might be worth during a free consultation.

Contact a Burlington County Dog Bite Lawyer

A dog attack could interrupt your life and cause temporary or permanent injuries. Our Burlington County personal injury lawyers are passionate about helping victims and loved ones demand justice for these preventable tragedies. If you have a serious injury or someone you love died due to a dog attack, we can help. Please contact us online or call our Marlton office at (856) 778-5500 today for a free consultation. We can help you understand your rights moving forward.

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