Dog bites can cause severe injuries and scars to unsuspecting victims. The medical bills incurred from treating serious dog bites can add up quickly. You may end up incurring costs from emergency room visits to plastic or reconstructive surgery costs. After such an attack, it is important to seek legal counsel from a professional who can protect your interests and ensure you don’t end up paying for the actions of another person’s animal.
Serving all of Utah, the attorneys at Pearson Butler can advise you of your rights and options during a free initial consultation. Call (800) 265-2314 today to get started.
Does Utah Law Allow Compensation for a Dog Bite?
Utah law allows a dog bite victim to be compensated for the negligence of the owner or “keeper” of the dog. Utah also has a special statute making dog owners strictly liable for injuries from their dog’s bites. In many cases, an attorney with dog bite experience can help you obtain compensation from a homeowners or renters insurance policy if you have been the victim of a dog bite.
Compensation for a dog bite claim may include:
- Medical expenses, including ongoing care
- Emotional trauma
- Damage to personal property
- Lost earnings, including loss of future earnings
Call a Dog Bite Lawyer in Utah
Contact an experienced attorney at Pearson Butler today if you or someone you love was injured in any type of animal attack. A skilled professional can evaluate and analyze the facts of your case and help you determine whether you have a claim. Your initial consultation is free and strictly confidential.
If you or a loved one has suffered a dog bite, contact a Utah personal injury attorney at (800) 265-2314.