If you have been bitten by a dog in Chicago or in another city in Illinois and need legal representation for your injuries, we invite you to contact us today.
“Properly trained, a man can be dog’s best friend.” – Corey Ford
Dog ownership has always been popular and existed throughout history. Dogs remain great companions and add a tremendous amount of joy to the lives of individuals and families today. Despite all the tail-wags and kisses, however, dogs are still animals that require training and supervision on the part of the owners in order to keep them happy and to ensure the safety of people around them.
Unfortunately, too many dog owners fail to take the necessary safeguards to protect innocent people from the actions of their dog(s). Statistics show that dog bites and dog attacks are one of the most common types of personal injury case.
We are currently experiencing an explosion in the popularity of dogs brought into congested urban areas—such as the City of Chicago. City dwelling may be convenient for the dogs’ owners, but the confined spaces, regular caging and the concentration of people in urban areas can be especially difficult on larger and more active breeds. These factors have contributed to an increase of dog attacks recently in the city.
Lawyers dedicated to protecting the legal rights of dog bite victims
Based in Chicago, IL, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers is a team of accident attorneys whose law practice is exclusively devoted to representing individuals and families in serious matters regarding personal injury and wrongful death. Our goal is simple— to provide the best legal services and secure the best recovery for each client.
As lawyers who frequently represent victims of dog bites, we understand the importance of conducting a thorough investigation into the incident as soon as feasible—both in order to determine the specific dog involved— but also to determine the owner of the dog responsible and if there is insurance coverage that may apply for the incident.
Our commitment to securing evidence and thoroughly investigating the particulars of the case gives our clients peace of mind while allowing them to focus on caring for their injuries and getting the medical attention that they require.
As experienced Chicago dog bite lawyers, we have a network of some of the most respected experts in the areas of dog behavior, orthopedics and plastic and reconstructive surgery to ensure that our clients receive full compensation under the law.
A track record of providing superior results for our clients
As Chicago Dog Bite Injury Lawyers, we understand the emotional and physical impact of aggressive acts inflicted by dogs and use every necessary resource for your case. We have successfully represented men, women and children in dog bite and dog attack cases via negotiation with insurance companies and through litigation or even trial
If you or your child was involved in a dog bite attack in Chicago or throughout the entire State of Illinois, we would be honored to speak to you about your situation and advise you of your legal rights. Like all of our personal injury cases, our dog bite cases are handled on a contingency fee — there is no attorney fee charged without a recovery for the client. We understand that you can never plan for an incident involving a dog attack— therefore we always have a lawyer on call to answer your questions and attend to your needs.
Dog Bite and Attack Injury Lawyer
The nature of many dog bites requires medical attention in order to close the wound and minimize scarring. Here are some common injuries sustained from dog bites and attacks:
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Victims of Dog Bites
A poorly trained or controlled dog may have an aggressive outburst and attack any person without provocation. Common victims of dog bite attacks include:
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Chicago Dog Bite Laws
It's important to be educated about your dog bite injury case when seeking justice. Learn more about Illinois and Chicago dog bite laws below:
- Chicago Municipal Code
- Illinois’ Animal Control Act
- Legal Claims for Dog Bite Victims
- Results For Dog Bite Settlements
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