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The Law Offices of Keith Bregoff–Best Legal Help for Dog Bites

§ October 2nd, 2015 § Filed under Legal Comments Off on The Law Offices of Keith Bregoff–Best Legal Help for Dog Bites

Each year, more than a thousand Americans are bitten by dogs. Most however do not file for damages since they do not know about dog bite laws. The Law Offices of Keith Bregoff in Vero Beach, Florida has lawyers who can help you in case you were bitten by a dog.

If you are bitten by a dog, the first thing you should do is take lots of pictures to ensure proof is retained and then rush to a hospital to get treatment in case the dog bite is dangerous. Once discharged, you should get a lawyer who specializes in dog bite law to assist you in getting the compensation you are entitled to. In most cases, you will be required to know who the dog owner was, provide the medical report from the doctor who treated you and maybe provide a witness who saw the dog biting you. With a good lawyer, you are entitled to recover the medical expenses you incurred at the hospital, lost wages, damaged property, pain and suffering you went through after the bite. The owner could also be forced to pay punitive damages if they were reckless to let loose the dog knowing only too well that they are dangerous. Contact the Law Offices of Keith Bregoff if you need more information on dog bite legal cases.