Ohio law allows you to hold a dog’s owner liable if it attacks you and causes injuries. If you or your child suffered injuries in a Columbus, OH dog bite incident, the Bressman Law team is standing by to review your case. Let us explain your rights and help you understand your legal options. A dog bite lawyer in Columbus, OH can build a strong case and pursue compensation on your behalf.
Call our Columbus office at 877-538-1116 to discuss your case with a member of our team. We offer free case evaluations and initial consultations.
We Can Take on Even the Most Complex Dog Bite Cases in Central Ohio
Bite wounds have a high risk of infection. Even minor bite injuries require medical treatment because of this risk. If you suffer more serious injuries, you may require emergency department treatment and even hospitalization. We can help you pursue compensation to cover all your medical care costs related to this incident.
Some potential dog bite injuries include:
- Puncture wounds
- Torn flesh
- Ripped muscles, tendons, or ligaments
- Broken bones
- Scarring, especially on the hands or face
- Lasting impairment
- Emotional and mental damages
We can take on your case no matter how serious your dog bite injuries. Under Ohio dog bite law or the state’s negligence laws, we can take your case to court and try to hold the dog’s owner liable for your expenses and losses related to the incident and your injuries. Let us go to work for you today: 877-538-1116.
Bressman Law Can Get the Job Done for You
David Bressman has been serving personal injury clients in Ohio for 30 years. Along with the rest of the team at Bressman Law, he can take on your case and pursue the compensation you deserve. As your legal team, we will:
- Investigate your case and collect evidence to prove negligence and liability
- Protect your right to compensation by managing all communication related to your case
- Document your losses and expenses
- Take legal action on your behalf
If necessary, we can file a personal injury lawsuit against the dog’s owner to go after the compensation you need to cover your damages. Dog bites are strict liability cases with only very limited exceptions to liability in Ohio. A dog bite lawyer in Columbus, OH will present the case they built in court and ask the judge to award you with a payout that covers your expenses and losses.
Recoverable Damages in a Dog Bite Case in Columbus, Ohio
Attorney David Bressman will fight for the payout you deserve. With help from the Bressman Law team, he will pursue compensation on your behalf. If he can negotiate a fair out-of-court settlement agreement or win a verdict in court, you may be eligible to recover compensation for many different expenses and losses you suffered.
We cannot give you a potential value for your case until we complete our investigation and understand all the factors that go into estimating your losses. Some of the most common recoverable damages in Ohio dog bite cases include:
- Ambulance transportation
- Medical care and related costs
- Ongoing care costs
- Future care costs, including plastic surgery in some cases
- Lost wages and benefits
- Diminished earning capacity
- Miscellaneous related expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
Wrongful Death Damages
If your loved one passes away because of their dog bite injuries, you may be eligible to pursue additional compensation through a wrongful death claim. If your immediate family member suffered fatal injuries, call us today at 877-538-1116 to discuss the loss of your loved one with a member of our team.
Act Quickly Before You Lose the Option to Take Legal Action
In Ohio, you generally have two years after a dog bite incident to file a personal injury lawsuit. If you do not take legal action during this period, the statute could bar you from filing a suit in civil court to pursue compensation.
The best way to find out if you have a viable case is to call us and let us review your case. As always, our case reviews are free for the victims of dog bite injuries in central Ohio. We recommend calling us as soon as possible after you suffer injuries. Even if you are still undergoing treatment, we can meet with you and get started on your case. We can meet you at the hospital, including:
- Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
- OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital
- Mount Carmel East
- Mount Carmel West
- OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
We can also meet with you in your home or another convenient location in Columbus, the suburbs, or another city nearby.
Talk to a Dog Bite Lawyer in Columbus, OH
If you need to discuss your case with a dog bite lawyer in Columbus, OH, Bressman Law is standing by to discuss your case and help you understand your rights. Let us investigate your central Ohio dog bite incident, identifying the liable party and collecting evidence to prove their negligence. We can pursue the damages you deserve, including medical care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
We handle all dog bite cases on a contingency basis. You owe us no attorney’s fees unless we recover a payout for you. Call us at 877-538-1116 today to get started. Our case reviews and initial consultations are always free.