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Riverside Dog Bites Attorneys

Skilled & Dedicated Legal Advocates

The skilled lawyers at SM Law Group, APC take on dog bite and dog attack cases throughout Riverside on behalf of clients who have suffered serious injuries. If you or a loved one have been attacked by a dog, our legal team is here to advise you and use our legal resources to help fight for the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to under the law. We know that the stress of recovering from a serious injury can be overwhelming, but with the guidance of our legal team, you can feel confident knowing your dog bite injury case is in qualified and skilled hands.

How to Identify a Dangerous Dog

Even small dogs can cause serious harm if they attack a person. It’s important to be aware and cautious if you are around a dog. If you suspect a dog might attack you, never run away. Running will only make an aggressive dog chase after you. If a dog displays any of the following behaviors, slowly walk away to a safer area, preferably one that creates a barrier between you and the dog:

  • Intense Growling
  • Stiff Tail
  • Showing Teeth
  • Licking Lips
  • Flicking Tongue
  • Tense Body
  • Flattened Ears

What Should If I’m Attacked by a Dog?

The first thing you should do following a dog attack is to get medical attention to determine the severity of your injury. If you want to take legal action to recover compensation for your injury damages, then you will need to do the following so your attorney will have what they need to build a strong case:

  • File a report of the attack with animal control
  • Take pictures of any injuries you sustained from the attack
  • Take pictures of the location where the dog attacked you
  • Write down the names and addresses of any parties who witnessed the attack
  • Get the name of the dog owner
  • Request the dog owner’s insurance policy information
  • Report the attack to the landlord or store manager if it occurred at a rental property or a retail establishment

Let Us Fight for All of the Compensation You Deserve

Are you traumatized after being attacked by a dog that inflicted serious bodily harm? Do you need a compassionate lawyer who can guide you through the legal process and advocate for your rights under the law? Then get in touch with SM Law Group, APC in Riverside to learn what we do to meet the unique needs of clients.

To discuss your dog bite case with a seasoned lawyer at our firm, call us today at (818) 805-1758 to schedule a free consultation.

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See How We Have Helped Secure Compensation for Our Clients

  • Dog Bite $250k Settlement (Medical Bills Under: $3k)
  • Auto vs. Auto (Involving Children) $500k Settlement
  • Slip & Fall at Major Retailer $750,000 Settlement
  • Truck v. Auto $1 Million Settlement (Policy Limit)
  • Auto v. Auto $300K (Policy Limit Uninsured Driver)
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