Niagara Falls, New York, Dog Bite Accident Injury Lawyers

Elite Niagara Falls, New York Dog Bite Accident Injury Attorneys

Jed Dietrich, Esq., a Reputable Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and His Highly Experienced Team of Litigators at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. Battle to Demand Unrivaled Outcomes for Victims Who were Gravely Wounded by Aggressive Canines in Niagara Falls, New York, Throughout Niagara County, and Beyond.

Dog Bite Accident Injury

Although dogs are one of the most common pets in Niagara Falls, New York, these animals are notorious for biting victims. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 20 percent of dog bite victims require medical treatment for wounds sustained. Young children account for more than 60 percent of all deadly canine attacks. While a 7-year-old Niagara Falls boy was fortunate enough to survive an attack by 2 large rottweilers, he suffered jagged lacerations wounds to the back of his head, huge cuts to the right eye and cheek areas, and his right ear was partially ripped off. Sadly, this boy will spend the rest of his life tormented by this savage attack. Even multiple reconstructive surgeries and exhaustive rehabilitation will not be enough to mend his life-altering scars and devastating disfigurements. 

Unfortunately, this boy is not alone. Every year, approximately 4.7 million victims suffer dog bites throughout the United States. No one should ever be forced to bear the ravaging aftermath of being viciously attacked by a canine. Every dog owner must understand the dangers associated with having a dog and ensure that it will not attack others. Nevertheless, some irresponsible owners fail to take preventative measures to keep innocent victims from getting bitten. Suppose that you, or your child, were brutally injured in a dog bite accident. In that case, the importance of retaining battle-tested legal representation cannot be overstated. Please call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s best of the best attorneys so that we can help you. You may be entitled to pursue a personal injury claim against the negligent dog owner and his or her homeowner’s insurance policy.

Jed Dietrich, Esq., commended as a Super Lawyer, and his Niagara Falls, New York elite lawyers have helped thousands of victims and their loved ones reclaim their lives after suffering catastrophic injuries. Our veteran team has extensive practice negotiating with homeowner’s insurance adjusters and obtaining considerable settlement offers. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s enthusiastic litigators go all-out to hold careless dog owners accountable and demand justice for victims. In a little over 23 years, Jed Dietrich, Esq. has obtained over $175 million in judgments and settlements for victims in Niagara Falls, New York, throughout Niagara County, and beyond. Please contact our leading lawyers at (716) 839-3939 or by completing the online consultation form 24/7/365 for your complimentary case assessment and consultation. Our highly qualified dog bite injury team takes all lawsuits on a contingency fee basis so that you will never be asked to pay any upfront legal bills. If we do not get you paid, you will owe us absolutely nothing.

The Most Common Injuries Associated With Dog Bites

Most people do not realize that victims of aggressive canines can still suffer severe injuries even if the dog does not bite. For instance, victims can run into objects or fall while being chased by fierce canines. While victims of dog attacks tend to suffer lacerations on their hands and legs, other injuries often include:

  1. Massive contusions;
  2. Damaged tendons, ligaments, nerves, and muscles;
  3. Fractured bones;
  4. Deep puncture wounds to the head and face;
  5. Amputation of limbs;
  6. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) from getting thrown to the ground;
  7. Different viral infections, such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus (MRSA), tetanus, and norovirus;
  8. Various bacterial infections, such as Pasteurella, Capnocytophaga, and tetanus, can be transferred from the dog’s saliva;
  9. Devastating scarring and permanent disfigurements; and
  10. Wrongful Death, approximately 1 in 112,400 dog attacks results in fatal injuries.



When To Seek Emergency Medical Treatment For A Dog Bite Emergency Medical Treatment for a Dog Bite

Being bitten or attacked by an aggressive dog can be extremely painful and scary. Whether you suffered minor scrapes or severe puncture wounds, you are probably feeling completely overwhelmed. Not to mention, if the canine’s teeth penetrate your skin, viral and bacterial infections from the dog’s mouth can easily enter your bloodstream. Around half of all dog bites expose victims to bacteria and other infecting agents. Without treatment, bite-related infections like rabies and sepsis can be lethal. Therefore, it is always better to err on the safe side and protect yourself against infection. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s seasoned lawyers recommend seeking emergency medical treatment at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center or another local hospital in the following situations:

  1. You are running a high fever;
  2. Your gashes are extremely painful;
  3. You experience signs of infection, such as redness, swelling, or inflammation;
  4. Your wounds feel warm to the touch;
  5. After 15 minutes of applying pressure, a cut is still bleeding;
  6. The dog’s teeth broke your skin, and you have not gotten a tetanus shot within the past 5 years;
  7. You were attacked by a stray dog or cannot obtain the animal’s immunization records; or
  8. You have a weakened immune system due to an illness or medical treatment.

After you receive adequate medical care, we recommend contacting a Niagara Falls, New York, dog bite accident lawyer. What do you have to lose by having our seasoned attorneys evaluate your case? In a recent year alone, homeowners’ insurers paid out $881 million to dog bite victims. While under New York law, owners can be held strictly liable for a victim’s hospital bills, to obtain additional compensation, your lawyer will have to show that the canine was predisposed to aggression. The Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s highly experienced litigators are experts at proving owners were negligent and should be held responsible for both economic and non-economic damages. With our elite legal representation, you may be able to obtain money for all your medical bills, lost earnings, physical therapy, permanent disfigurements, pain and suffering, and much more. Jed Dietrich, Esq. will work tirelessly to secure the best possible result for your dog bite injuries. Kindly contact the Dietrich Law Firm P.C.’s top rated team of Niagara Falls, New York, dog attack injury lawyers today at (716) 839-3939 so that we can help you! 

Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at (716) 839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Niagara Falls, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!

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