Columbus Injury Victims Need a Compassionate Central Ohio Dog Bite Lawyer
Dogs sometimes attack people, including children, and cause severe injuries. Dog bites can result in pain and suffering and permanent scarring. Medical bills can skyrocket. With so much at stake, it's important to contact an experienced dog bite lawyer in Columbus, Ohio. For a free consultation, call 800-930-7268. Attorney Scott Smith is ready to listen to your circumstances and discuss your legal options.
Ohio is a strict liability state, which means that a dog's owner is responsible for your damages and injuries if you are bitten. In some other states, the dog must be declared dangerous first and might be allowed one "free bite" before it is declared dangerous. Fortunately for those who are bitten and their loved ones, this is not the case in Ohio. Each dog bite case is different, so it's wise to speak with an attorney about your specific circumstances and how the law might apply to your situation. Talk to Scott Smith today.
Dog Bite Injuries and Insurance Companies
Millions of people nationwide sustain serious injuries after being bitten by dogs every year. Children are especially at risk, especially youngsters between 5 and 9 years old. Unlike other animal attacks, the injured party may know the dog and its owner.
We know that a personal relationship with the dog owner can create a difficult situation when you or your child is injured. Keep in mind that when seeking compensation in a dog bite case, you are usually pursuing a settlement from the insurance company, not your friend or neighbor.
Typically, we pursue a dog bite claim through the homeowner's insurance company.
Dealing with insurance companies is our business. We understand how to apply appropriate discretion when handling dog bite cases to avoid conflict between friends and neighbors.
Contact the Columbus Law Offices of Personal Injury Lawyer Scott Elliot Smith, LPA
At the Smith Law Office, we want to help you recover and pick up the pieces. We know it's not just about getting money. Your case is about getting closure and getting back to the way it was. Let Ohio personal injury lawyer Scott Smith work for you.
Protect your rights - and your future. Call Scott Smith for a free consultation at 800-930-7268 or contact us online. Because he works on a contingency fee basis, you don't pay any fees until he obtains a favorable result for you.