Dog Bite

Understand Your Rights

Dog Bite

A dog bite or attack can be a traumatic experience. Injuries are frquently to the face, head and neck areas. A dog bite victim may face serious injury. The faces of infection, scarring and permenant disfigurement are grat, and the emotion side effects of the attack itself can cause stress and other continued trauma to the victim. A dog bite victim can seek compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional pain and suffering.

  • Washington State laws protect victims and favors recovery against dog owners.
  • The owner of any dog which shall bite any person while such person is in or on a public place or lawfully in or on a private place including the property of the owner of such dog, shall be liable for such damages as may be suffered by the person bitten, regardless of the former viciousness of such dog or the owner's knowledge of such viciousness.

    RCW 16.08.040
  • In most cases, the dog owner's homeowner's insurance policy will cover dog bits, but sometimes that is not enough. A good lawyer can help discover other sources to maximize compensation. Contact Arrow Law Group for a free case evaluation.
  • While we cannot guarantee a particular result, results do matter to us. Our office will keep you updated on the status of your claim. and we will litigate if necessary.

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