Representing Victims of Dog Bites and Animal Attacks
A dog bite can cause scarring, serious infections and long-lasting psychological trauma. In many cases, the worst scars occur on the hands and face, leaving victims with disfiguration that affects their self-image and the way they are perceived by others. If you or a loved one was injured by a dangerous animal, only a lawyer experienced in personal injury law can help you understand your rights and decide what to do next.
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Strict Liability in Nebraska Dog Bite Law
Under Nebraska’s law, dogs and other pets are considered to be the personal property of their owners. When an animal attacks, that animal’s owner is responsible for paying compensation to the victim. Usually, this is covered by homeowner’s insurance, renter’s insurance, condominium insurance or by a landlord’s insurance policy.
If you are bitten, it is very important that you receive prompt medical attention and have regular checkups to document the progress of your treatment. This is important both for your health and also for your legal standing. If you need to file a lawsuit, these medical records will be important evidence to help you demonstrate the severity of your injuries.
Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your dog bite claim with an attorney at Miller Lathrop.