Dog Bites and Scarring
While dogs can make wonderful pets, they are still unpredictable animals that can cause a lot of harm. This is most apparent when innocent children and adults are victim to dog bites.
At Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C., we understand the pain and suffering dog bite victims go through. We provide clients throughout the Boston, Massachusetts area with strong personal injury representation. To talk about your case in a free consultation, please contact us online.Massachusetts - Strict Liability for Dog Bites
Massachusetts holds dog owners strictly liable for bites and attacks. If you or a loved one has been bitten by a dog, you have the law on your side.
Dog owners have the responsibility to control their pets. Dog owner negligence can come in many forms - from the failure to control a dog to the failure to restrain a dog. Additionally, many are injured simply by trying to escape a dog that is running towards them - they may slip and fall while trying to escape.Types of Injuries
At Heinlein Beeler Mingace & Heineman, P.C., we represent clients who have suffered a variety of injuries by Pitt Bulls, Rottweilers, German Shepherds, and other dangerous dog breeds:
- Broken bones
- Facial lacerations
- Tissue damage
- Puncture wounds
- Permanent scars
- Wrongful death
Dog bite injures cause physical as well as emotional pain. Many dogs attack the facial area, causing severe scarring. One type of scarring, keloid scarring tends to be permanent and to get worse with treatment. These injuries can be emotionally devastating to any victim.
If you have been bitten by a dog, or a dog has caused an injury to a child, we can help. We can explore many options in seeking compensation for your injuries and suffering. Homeowners' insurance may pay for some of the medical expenses of a dog bite injury, but hiring an attorney is the best way to ensure that you get full and fair compensation for your damages.Contact Us
If you or a loved one has received a permanent scar or other dog bite injury, contact our law firm for a free consultation.