Liability for dog bite injuries in WV

According to the Center for Disease Control, each year in America, there are approximately 4.5 million dog bites with almost 1 out of 5 bites becoming infected. Many require medical attention. Unfortunately, approximately half of dog bite victims are children between the ages of 5 to 9. Dog bites can not only cause serious cuts but they can also transmit diseases such as rabies and tetanus. More than 25,000 Americans are forced to undergo reconstructive surgery each year due to dog bites. These surgeries can be very expensive with medical bills ranging in the thousands.

The Preston & Salango law firm assists families who have suffered serious injuries from dog bites. It is important to know your rights as a victim of a dog bite or attack. Victims from dog bites and attacks can suffer years of physical and mental distress. Dog bite wounds can also cause terrible scars. Your family deserves the very best care to ensure a complete and full recovery.

Once the wounds have been treated and you have sought the proper medical attention, it is important to keep a journal to write down all the details.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a dog bite, you have rights that will help you recover from these injuries. The skilled personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Preston & Salango have experience representing victims of dog bites. We know dog bite law and how to navigate our client’s case through the legal system to increase the chance of a full and fair recovery. Call Toll-Free 304-342-0512 to schedule a free consultation with a dedicated and experienced personal injury attorney at Preston & Salango to discuss your case.

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