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If you are a victim of a dog bite or other animal attack, you may be able to recover damages from your injury. If you are the owner of a dog or other animal, it is important to know your responsibilities in the event it does attack someone else.

What Is the Liability for Animal Attacks? 

What Should the Victims of a Dog Bites or Animal Attacks Do?

The time period immediately following a dog bite or animal attack may be very stressful and confusing about what to do. To preserve you claim against the owner of the dog, try to do the following: 

What Are the Possible Recoveries for Victims of Dog Bites or Animal Attacks?

Victims of dog bites or other animal attacks may be able to recover for: 

Can I Purchase Insurance to Protect against a Dog Bite or Animal Attack Liability?

Homeowners insurance and car insurance often cover animal attacks, so even if you don't think the owner of the animal can afford to compensate you for your loss, it is possible that you could still receive compensation through their insurance coverage.

As the Victim of an Animal Attack, Should You Hire a Lawyer?

If you or a loved one are a victim of a dog bite or other animal attack, you should speak to a lawyer immediately to learn more about preserving your rights and remedies. A lawyer will be able to explain the value of your case and help you navigate through the complicated legal process. Most lawyers who handle these types of personal injury matters work on a contingency basis.

What Is the Animal Owner's Legal Responsibility for A Dog Attack?

An animal owner may be legally responsible for the attacks of their dog or other pet. To protect themselves against liability, the animal owners should: 

How Can Animal Owner Liability Be Mitigated?

The liability of the owner may be mitigated if: 

What to Do If Your Animal Bites or Attacks Someone? 

What Can you Do If Your Dog or Other Animal Attacks Someone?

If your dog or other animal attacks someone, and you believe you will be sued for the victim's injuries, you should speak to a lawyer immediately to learn more about your rights, your defenses and the complicated legal system.  

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Last Modified: 05-21-2014 03:47 PM PDT

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