Injuries Due To Animal Bites

Thousands of people are bitten or otherwise attacked by animals each year here in Pennsylvania. Typically, these attacks involve dogs, other domestic animals and farm animals. If you have been injured by an animal owned or cared for by someone else, you have the right to seek compensation for injuries suffered in the attack. One attack in five leads to medical treatment, with severe disfigurement, nerve damage, infections and puncture wounds commonplace in these situations.

Experienced Animal Attack Attorneys

Gordon & Dennison, located in Brookville and serving the surrounding area, is a personal injury law firm with extensive experience representing animal bite victims, particularly serious cases that involve reconstructive surgery and major trauma. It is important to speak with a lawyer with experience with the most challenging cases. We offer unique insights based on years of experience and a thorough understanding of the laws. We will gather all available information and then aggressively pursue the positive resolution that meets your legal goals, either through litigation in court or settlement.

Animal Owners Can Be Liable For Damages

Victims should pursue damages in a variety of circumstances:

  • The victim did not provoke the animal in any way.
  • The victim was not trespassing.
  • The owner was negligent or reckless.
  • The owner intentionally enabled the animal to attack.

Damages Can Cover A Variety Of Expenses

Depending on the seriousness of the attack, expenses may include:

  • Medical care
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Property damage

Bitten By A Dog Or Other Animal? Contact Us.

Contact us if you or your child was a victim of a dog bite injury. While these cases can take months or years to settle, we can build a case that will effectively question the owner's judgment and failure to control the animal. We also understand the recovery process and work with our clients to ensure that this is as smooth as possible.

Call our office at 814-759-4029 or contact us through this website.