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Dog Bite Attorney in Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Dog Bite Attorney

Los Angeles Dog Bite Attorney

Every dog bite case we handle involves over 30 years of experience. At the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg, we believe that experience makes a difference. We have devoted our careers to personal injury and wrongful death cases. We will dedicate ourselves to getting you compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other costs you face.

Our service goes beyond providing financial assistance. Our primary focus is on developing strong client relationships and ensuring your comfort. Our Los Angeles dog bite attorney has a successful track record with six-figure cases, securing favorable outcomes for hundreds of clients. We want you to feel supported, knowing we are on your side.

Most Common Dog Bite Injuries in LA?

Millions of dogs live in US households, making them the most popular pets. According to the CDC, about 20% of dog bite injuries require medical assistance. At the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg, our Los Angeles dog attack lawyers help clients with dog bite injuries.

  • Major soft tissue damage
  • Severed arteries and veins
  • Puncture wounds and lacerations
  • Finger amputations
  • Significant damage to muscles, tendons, and ligaments
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Broken or dislocated bones
  • Traumatic brain injuries (caused by a fall)
  • Significant emotional and psychological damage

Additionally, dog bite injury victims are at high risk of sustaining severe infections at the site of the bite, which can quickly spread to other areas of the body.

Is California a strict liability dog bite state?

According to Section 3342 of the Civil Code, California operates under a “strict liability” dog bite statute. This means that a dog owner can be held liable for any injuries caused by a dog bite, even if the dog has never bitten anybody before or been deemed vicious or aggressive. This differs from some other states that have a “one bite” rule in which a dog owner can only be held liable after a dog has been deemed aggressive or bitten somebody previously.

However, California’s strict liability laws only apply to injuries caused by a dog bite, not other injuries caused by an attack. For instance, if an individual is injured because a dog knocked them over and broke their bone, the victim will need to establish negligence on the dog owner’s part to receive compensation.

How long do victims have to file lawsuits in a dog bite case?

If a dog injures you, contacting Animal Control immediately is crucial. Victims of dog attacks have a two-year window from the date of the incident to file a lawsuit seeking compensation, as stipulated by the California Personal Injury Statute of Limitations. It’s essential to gather evidence to support your case; this includes securing documentation of the attacking dog’s vaccination history. Additionally, photograph the dog involved in the attack, your injuries, and any potential witnesses. This evidence can be vital in establishing the circumstances of the incident and in pursuing legal action for compensation.

We Offer Free Consultations

If a dog bite in Los Angeles has injured you or anywhere in Southern California, our law firm can provide the expert legal assistance you need. You can reach out to us by emailing or calling 310-997-0904. We specialize in representing victims of dog bites, ensuring they receive the compensation and justice they deserve.

Howard C. Kornberg, an esteemed member of our team, is not only an AV-rated attorney but also a proud American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) member. This distinction reflects his commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and legal prowess. With Mr. Kornberg and our dedicated team advocating for you, you can trust that your case is in capable hands.

We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll a dog bite can inflict on a victim and their family. That’s why we are committed to guiding you through every step of the legal process with compassion, transparency, and unwavering support. Whether negotiating with insurance companies or representing you in court, we aim to secure the best possible outcome for your case.

We can address all aspects of dog attack cases, including:

Whether your child was bitten by a vicious dog, an elderly relative was knocked down and hurt by a neighbor’s pet, or you or someone you care about has been involved in any other type of dog attack or bite, we can help.

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