What To Do After Your Connecticut Dog Bite Injury!

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Nov 02, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you have been bitten by a dog in Connecticut and have been injured it is in your best interest to contact an experienced Connecticut dog bite lawyer as soon as possible. Connecticut dog bite cases can range from being scratched by the dog, to getting an infection or rabies as a result of the dog bite, to sustaining permanent, ugly and disfiguring scars, to incurring an amputation injury, to being left with a permanent disability, and even death. There is no reason for you not to contact an experienced Connecticut dog bite attorney immediately so that you can have your rights explained to you and understand what you should be doing and what you should not be doing.

Connecticut has a dog bite statute, which holds the dog's owner or keeper, at the time of the injury, strictly liable for the damages that their biting dog inflicts upon another. There are several exceptions to the dog bite statute which would include whether or not the person was teasing, tormenting or abusing the dog, or committing a trespass or other tort. Under the Connecticut dog bite statute if a child was under seven years of age at the time of the injury, the Connecticut dog bite statute presumes that the child was not committing a trespass or other tort, or teasing, tormenting or abusing the dog. In these cases, the burden of proof is shifted to the owner or keeper of the dog in proving otherwise.

Common injuries that can result from dog attacks could include the following: puncture wounds; tearing wounds; facial injuries; cosmetic injuries; broken bones; infections; rabies; permanent injuries to affected body parts; and other physical injuries. In most cases, the owner or keeper of the dog would provide an attorney's notice of claim to their homeowner's insurance company or tenant's insurance company that would cover the injuries and damages caused by the biting dog.

Our experience Connecticut dog bite injury lawyers and accident attorneys will be happy to speak with you about your unique case. We will advise you what you should be doing and what you should not be doing. We can even assist you in obtaining the proper medical care to see to it that you recover as quickly as possible from your Connecticut dog bite injury. Due to our extensive experience in representing victims of Connecticut dog bite injury cases, we have written the book on Connecticut dog bite injury cases. Please visit our website at www.hcwlaw.com and download a free copy of our book. You can also call our toll-free number at 888-244-5480 and speak with one of our experienced Connecticut dog bite injury attorneys to get your questions answered over the telephone. We will even be happy to send you one of our books so that you can learn more about your case and determine how you would like to proceed.

You should not delay and wait until you have made a mistake in handling your own Connecticut dog bite injury case. Please contact us today so that we can assist you in providing you with the information which you need so you can make an intelligent decision as to how you would like to proceed. The telephone call is free, the advice is free and our books are free. Do not delay, get this very valuable information today.

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Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.


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