Dog Bite Cases

Even the sweetest dog can cause a serious injury.
In the United States

More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year

And nearly 800,000 dog bites require medical care. If you have been injured in a dog bite accident, it is in your best interests to speak immediately with an experienced and aggressive Texas dog bite lawyer at Stanley & Associates, PLLC. You could be entitled to recover damages for your losses. Our attorneys have years of extensive experienced handling dog bite cases in Texas. We provide clients with high-quality services.

There are many types of wounds that may occur from a dog bite or dog attack. Some of the most common injuries caused by dog bites are:

  • Puncture wounds
  • Lacerations
  • Contusions
  • Infection
  • Amputation/avulsion/crush
  • Fracture/dislocation
  • Scarring and disfigurement

In addition to these injuries, there is a chance that a dog bite victim may have a severe mental reaction to the event and suffer emotionally. If the victim is a young child, the chance of a long lasting fear of dogs, fear of leaving the house and separation anxiety are even higher.

The most frequent target of dog attacks is the face

Including the lips, nose, and cheeks, causing approximately 44,000 facial injuries seen in the United States hospitals per year. These wounds can result in disfiguring scars that can have lifelong consequences from both a physical and emotional standpoint. Additionally, facial scars and scars on other parts of the body can require repeated painful and expensive plastic surgeries to try to reduce or remove the scar.

Almost 1 in 5 people bitten by dogs require medical attention. Children are the most common victims of dog bites and are far more likely to be severely injured. Most dog bites affecting young children occur during everyday activities and while interacting with familiar dogs.

Any dog can bite: big or small, male or female, young or old. Even the cuddliest, fuzziest, sweetest pet can cause a serious injury. It is not a dog’s breed that determines whether it will bite, but rather the dog’s individual history and behavior. That being said, some common characteristics of potentially dangerous dogs are strong musculature, short hair, broad and large skull, large and strong jaws, and a wide, muscular and short neck.

If you or a loved one has been injured by a dog attack...

You may be entitled to:

  • Payment for past and future medical treatment expenses, including mental health treatment
  • Loss of past and future income and earning capacity
  • Emotional distress
  • Past and future pain and suffering
  • Other expenses caused by the dog bite or dog attack

If you or a loved one has been bitten by a Pit Bull, German Shepherd, Rottweiler, Doberman, Boxer, Siberian Husky, or any other dog breed in Texas, do not hesitate to contact Stanley & Associates, PLLC. Our experienced Texas dog bite attorneys are prepared to defend your rights when owners have allowed their dogs to cause you, your child or loved one harm.

When the negligent party refuses to take responsibility for his or her actions, we have the litigation techniques necessary to hold them accountable. We can take your case from beginning to end and fight aggressively to help you collect damages. Dog bite injury damages are a serious matter, even in the smallest accident.

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