Half of all U.S. households have dogs, which means there are 70-80 million dogs in this country.  It is not surprising to learn that nearly 5 million people suffer dog bites every year.

Under Ohio law, a dog owner is held strictly liable if their dog bites someone regardless of the dog’s prior history. That is why if you or someone you love was catastrophically injured as the result of a dog bite, you need to call me right away at 1 (877) 944-4373.

I can help you navigate the complicated legal process concerning dog bites, and protect your rights so you can be rightfully compensated for your injuries. The severity of your dog bite injury will become very important in determining your damages.

The following are the most common injuries resulting from dog bites:

  • Fractures
  • Infections
  • Joint dislocation
  • Crushing injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Amputations
  • Severe scarring
  • Bruising and contusions

While some of these injuries seem minor, others can create life-long physical and psychological problems. Dog bite injuries can be permanent and devastating. An experienced personal injury lawyer will help you recover compensation for both past and future medical damages, emotional issues, and pain and suffering.

If you or a loved one was injured as the result of a dog bite in Ohio, call me for a free consultation. With offices all over the state of Ohio, I’ll be there for you, and I’ll Make Them Pay!®

Author: Tim Misny | For over 33 years, personal injury lawyer Tim Misny has represented the injured victim in birth injurymedical malpractice, and catastrophic injury/wrongful death cases, serving “ClevelandAkron/Canton, Columbus & Cincinnati, Ohio.” You can reach Tim by email at tmisny@misnylaw.com or call at 1 (877) 944-4373.

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Dogs are wonderful companions, but their bite can cause serious injury. If you or someone you know suffered a dog bite injury, it is important t assess the severity of the injury and determine what type of medical care will be necessary and for how long. An experienced injury lawyer will walk you through the dog bite claims process and become your advocate for just compensation.
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