If you sustained injuries in a dog bite incident in Powell, OH, the Bressman Law team can help. We can review your case for free. Ohio Law lets us pursue compensation from a dog’s owner if the dog attacks unprovoked. This may mean you can recover a payout to cover your expenses and losses related to your injuries. This could include medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
Call our team at (614) 538-1116 for your free initial consultation. Let us help you understand your rights. A dog bite lawyer in Powell, OH can explain your options and handle the legal aspects of your case on your behalf.
Dog Bites Can Cause Significant Injuries and Cost Thousands
Many people think of dog bites as relatively minor injuries, but this is not always the case. Even when a bite is only a small puncture wound or scrape, the costs can still add up quickly. All dog bites require medical cleaning and care because of the high risk of infection. Dogs have a lot of bacteria in their mouths and bites can quickly get infected without prompt, proper care.
More serious injuries that often occur as a result of a dog attack include:
- Puncture wounds
- Ripped soft tissues including, muscles, tendons, and ligaments
- Broken bones
- Scarring, often on the hands or face
- Emotional and mental damages
Some dog bite injuries require ongoing or future care, including plastic surgery to remove scar tissue and scarring. The trauma of the experience can also cause anxiety, nightmares, and post-traumatic stress disorder. We must consider all these costs when calculating your expenses related to the incident.
For a free legal consultation with a dog bites attorney in Powell, call (614) 538-1116
Bressman Law Can Build a Strong Case to Pursue Compensation
David Bressman has served Ohio personal injury victims for more than three decades. He and the team from Bressman Law harness this experience to help their clients pursue the compensation they deserve after a car accident, negligence incident, or dog bite. If you or your child suffered injuries in a canine attack in central Ohio, our team is here to help.
Let us go to work on your Powell, Ohio dog bite case today. A dog bite lawyer in Powell, OH can investigate the incident and build a strong case to pursue the damages you deserve. As your legal team fighting for a payout on your behalf, you can count on us to:
- Protect your right to pursue compensation
- Manage all communication with the dog’s owner, insurer, and attorneys
- Investigate your case, collecting and documenting evidence
- Building case to prove negligence and liability
- Interviewing witnesses and obtaining any available video of the incident
- Documenting your losses and expenses
- Represent your best interests throughout the process
- Taking legal action on your behalf
We can file a premises liability lawsuit against the dog’s owner, pursuing the payout you need to pay for your medical care and other expenses. We may be able to negotiate a fair out-of-court settlement, or we may need to ask a judge to award you compensation based on the facts of your case. Either way, our team will be on your side throughout the entire process.
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Recoverable Damages in a Powell, Ohio Dog Bite Case
One of the most common questions we hear is “how much is my case worth?” This is not a question we can answer until after our investigation is complete and we understand the facts of your case, including your full range of expenses and losses. Some of the potentially recoverable damages in a dog bite case include:
- Ambulance transportation
- Medical care and related costs
- Ongoing care costs
- Future care costs
- Lost wages and benefits
- Diminished earning capacity
- Property damages, such as broken glasses or cell phone
- Related out-of-pocket expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
Wrongful Death Damages
While rare, dog bites do sometimes lead to deadly injuries or infections. If your loved one passed away because of a dog bite incident, you may be eligible to pursue compensation through a wrongful death action. Our team can explain your rights and go after the payout you deserve. Call us at (614) 538-1116 for a free review of your case.
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Understanding Ohio’s Statute of Limitations on Dog Bite Cases
Ohio state law generally gives us six years from the date of the bite to take legal action. However, if the bite injures a child, they have six years from the date they turn 18 to file a case in civil court. After that time expires, you could lose your right to pursue compensation in court. This could mean you cannot recover the payout you need to cover your medical care costs, lost wages, and other expenses. We want to help you avoid this situation.
Reach out to our team as soon as possible after suffering dog bite injuries. This allows us to go to work investigating your case quickly before evidence is lost or destroyed. We can build a solid case for pursuing compensation, then take action as soon as your injuries stabilize, and we have a good understanding of your ongoing and future care needs.
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Talk to a Dog Bite Lawyer in Powell, OH
If you suffered injuries in a dog bite attack in Powell, Ohio, or elsewhere in Delaware County, attorney David Bressman and the team from Bressman Law can help you pursue the damages you deserve. Let us evaluate your case for free. We treat every client like a member of our family, providing both compassionate support and quality legal representation.
Every member of our team will be familiar with the status of your case, making it easy to talk to someone about your questions or concerns any time. A dog bite lawyer in Powell, OH from Bressman Law is ready to go to bat for you. Call us today at (614) 538-1116 to get started with a free case evaluation.