Helping You Obtain Compensation For An Animal Bite
Thousands of people are bitten or otherwise attacked by animals each year 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 Personal Injury Attorneys
Gordon & Dennison, located in Brookville and serving the surrounding area, has extensive experience representing animal bite victims, particularly serious personal injury cases involving reconstructive surgery and major trauma. It is important to speak with a lawyer who has experience with the most challenging cases. We offer unique insights based on over 65 years of combined experience. We will gather all available information and then aggressively pursue a positive resolution.
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