Gilbert Animal Attack Attorney
Animal attacks can take place at a number of locations such as, at the zoo, on a neighborhood street, at a friend’s home, or at a public Gilbert park. Dangerous animals, abused animals, or animals trained to attack others can cause very serious injuries. According to Arizona state law the owner of an animal is responsible for an attack regardless of the reason why the animal attacked another person. In Gilbert and throughout the state of Arizona animal owners are required to take certain safety measures on restricting the animal. These restrictions can be leashes, fences, and sometimes even cages to prevent the animal from roaming wild. Even with these restrictions in place animal attacks can still occur. If you or loved one has been attacked by an animal a Gilbert Animal Attack Attorney is here to help you.
Animal Attack Injuries
An animal attack can lead to some serious injuries. The following are some injuries and consequences that can result from an animal attack.
What to do after an Animal Attack
Animal attacks can happen for a variety of reasons. They can be, but not limited to; negligence of the owner, inattentiveness, or even disregard to Arizona state law. Unfortunately these attacks can lead to permanent scarring, damaged tissue and nerves, infections, and wrongful death. If you or a loved one has been attacked by an animal, please do the following;
- Identify the animal that bit or attacked you
- Test the animal for rabies
- Get the names and contact information of the animal owners
- Get the names and contact information of any witnesses to the attack
- Get medical attention
- Contact our Gilbert Animal Attack Attorney to explain your rights
Compensation for Animal Attack Injuries
Many people are not aware that they may be able to recover damages for their animal attack injuries. Our experienced Gilbert Animal Attack Lawyers can help recover damages for:
- Medical Expenses
- Psychological counseling
- Punitive damages
- Lost income
If you or a loved one has been a victim of an animal attack a Gilbert Animal Attack Attorney can help you through this difficult time. Our lawyers will protect your rights and guide you through the process of obtaining monetary damages for you medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering, other related damages.
Not only do we represent clients in Gilbert, but also throughout the state of Arizona and we are ready to assist you through this difficult time. Our firm offers a free, personal, and confidential consultation to answer any question and to explain your rights. For a free consultation with one of our attorneys, please use our Case Evaluation form or our Chat Service. You can also call the Law Offices of Michael Cordova at (480) 621-3813. We look forward to serving you.
Law Offices of Michael Cordova
1425 W Elliot Rd., Ste 201
Gilbert, AZ 85233-5142
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