Dogs are generally adorable but some of them may have an aggressive side. If you have been attacked and bitten by a done, you must work with an experienced dog bite attorney from the Law Office of James T. Ponton, LLC as soon as possible. You must get the help you need in the aftermath of this unfortunate accident and an attorney can give you valuable assistance. Keep on reading to know how an attorney can help you:
Take Over Your Case While You Recover from Your Dog Bite Injury
Often, the injury you may suffer from a dog bite can very serious. When a dog feels threatened or thinks that its owner is in danger, it can turn deadly. It can attack you and incapacitate or even kill you. Your injury can keep you bedridden for several days or even months.
You must focus on your recovery; however, you can’t also afford to wait long before you act. When you do not act quickly, the owner of the dog can find a way to escape responsibility for what took place. Thankfully, your attorney can get the legal proceedings in motion as you recover from your injury in the hospital. With them handling your case, you do not need to worry about getting the compensation you deserve for your injury.
Get Important Information from the Dog Owner
Right after a dog attack, you may not be able to ask for the information of the dog’s owner due to the pain and shock you may suffer. But, getting the owner’s information is essential in the personal injury process. You need this information, so your case will move forward. Your attorney can get this information for you including the name of the dog owner, their contact number, as well as the dog’s tag name and tag number. Your attorney knows the law that applies to your case and uses it for getting people to talk.
Investigate the Incident
If you personally know the owner of the dog, you won’t have a problem identifying them. But what if they are a stranger? Your attorney can track down the owner of the dog that attacked you. They can collaborate with the police to collect evidence and look for the right individual accountable for the incident. The chances of the dog owner getting away with it reduce when you have an attorney working on your dog bite accident claim.