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Dog Bite Accident Lawyers in Rock Hill
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Dog bites are serious legal matters. Under South Carolina law, “If a person is bitten or otherwise attacked by a dog while the person is in a public place or is lawfully in a private place, including the property of the dog owner or person having the dog in the person’s care or keeping, the dog owner or person having the dog in the person’s care or keeping is liable for the damages suffered by the person bitten or otherwise attacked.”
Essentially, it doesn’t matter whether the owner knew the dog might attack. If the dog attacks someone without provocation, the owner is liable for the victim’s damages.
Dog bite claims can be very complicated because of:
- the serious nature of the injuries
- insurance coverage issues regarding the dog’s owner
- insurance coverage issues regarding the property where the attack took place
- confusion about who may be legally responsible for the attack
If you or a loved one has been attacked by a dog, call a dog bite attorney at the Lewis Law Firm. We’ve handled many serious dog bite injury claims and we can help you recover from this traumatic experience.
Injuries from a dog bite/attack often include:
- Serious scarring
- Pain and suffering
- Broken bones, including sever injuries to the wrist and knees from being knocked to the ground
- Permanent lasting injuries
- Emotional damage
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If you have been injured by a dog bite that was not your fault, contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our dog bite lawyers. We will always advise you with your best interests in mind.
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