Personal Injury Attorney
Serving Nassau & Suffolk County, NY

Looking at Dog Attacks

Nassau County Injury Lawyer for Over Twenty Years

According to the American Humane Association, around 4.7 million dog bites occur in the United States annually, almost 800,000 of these bites require medical care and approximately two-thirds of bites occurred on or near the victim's property and they knew the dog. There are many individuals who can be the victims of dog bites and attacks, sometimes the results are minor cuts and scrapes, and other times the result can be wrongful death from a dog attack. Approximately 25% of fatal dog attacks involved a dog that was chained up.

Regardless of the safety measures taken to restrain these dogs there are many cases where individuals were seriously injured or killed by a chained dog. If you or your loved one has been the victim of a dog attack in Nassau County, then you may be able to claim damages for your injuries. There are money damages available to those who have incurred financial hardships due to an injury that they sustained because of the negligence of another.

What You Should Do About Your Dog Bite

If you have been bitten by a dog in Long Island, the first thing you should do is to see a doctor. There are many diseases and infection that can result from a dog bite. Next you should consult with your attorney as to what legal action you should take in order to obtain reparation for the damage that was done by the attack of this dog.

Whether the damage was done to your physical person or your personal property, there are damages available to those who have suffered injury due to the negligence of others. At The Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli we are intent on providing our clients with excellent service. Contact our firm today and you can be sure that you will be represented by a skilled attorney. We are available 24/7 to take your call and offer a free consultation!