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Dog Bite

San Francisco Dog Bite Lawyer

Representing Victims of Dog Attacks in California

Dogs can be very dangerous animals if they are not controlled and trained properly. The animals have very powerful jaws and a vicious dog attack can lead to permanent disfigurement and extensive medical treatments to address the injuries and infections that result from the attack. Dog owners are responsible for their pets' behavior to protect the public from injury and attack. Even if the animal has not previously exhibited aggressive characteristics, an owner can be held accountable for their failure to keep their dog contained in the backyard or inside the house.

Effective Representation for Dog Bite Victims

Owners are especially liable in cases involving children, as their ignorance and natural curiosity puts them in greater risk of danger. If a dog attacked you or a loved one, it is important that you retain the counsel of a knowledgeable injury lawyer immediately after receiving proper medical care. The stress of handling an injury and a complicated claim is over. We will work with you so your focus can be on recovering. The atrocities you endured are unacceptable and the negligent party will have to answer for their irresponsible actions. You need an experienced law firm to address the legal issue regarding your claim.

Injured in a dog attack? Contact Bostwick & Peterson at (888) 831-8448 today to schedule your free consultation.

How Can A Dog Bite Lawyer In San Fransisco Help me?

Here are some of the best ways that an attorney will be able to help you if you or a loved one got bit by a dog:

  1. Determine your legal options: Did the dog have a history of aggression? Was it properly restrained at the time of the attack? An attorney will gather all key information and assess your case to determine the best approach.
  2. Help build a strong case: Your attorney will gather evidence, interview witnesses, and consult experts in order to present a solid case on your behalf.
  3. Negotiate with the responsible party's insurance company: Many dog bite cases are settled outside of court, and an experienced attorney will negotiate for maximum compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and any lost wages.
  4. Representation in court proceedings: In the event that your case does go to trial, your attorney will be by your side, advocating for justice.
  5. Handle all legal paperwork and filing deadlines: Dealing with the ins and outs of the legal system can be overwhelming, but your attorney will handle it all and keep you informed every step of the way.
  6. Seek fair compensation for damages: Your attorney will work tirelessly to ensure that you are fairly compensated for any physical, emotional, and financial harm caused by the dog attack.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a dog bite incident, don't hesitate to seek the assistance of a skilled dog bite attorney who can guide you through the process and fight for justice on your behalf. Contact our dog bit lawyers in San Francisco today to schedule a consultation.

Recover the Compensation You Deserve for Serious Injuries

Victims of dog bites often experience extreme trauma not only physically, but emotionally. Facial injuries, neck injuries, torn muscles, and other serious injuries are common when a dangerous animal is not properly restrained or fenced. The owner of the dangerous dog must be held liable for the injuries and all other damages. Owners who knew of their dog's aggressive attitude and possible history of attacks could face serious legal repercussions. Our concern for you will be addressed in civil court. We will all we can to recover the maximum amount of compensation. Our firm has won over $1 billion dollars for our clients throughout our 80+ years of combined years in practice.

The legal team at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP will evaluate your dog bite injury claim and can advise you how we will pursue compensation in negotiation or litigation. Contact us today.

NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED LAW FIRM

  • Inner Circle of Advocates
    Inner Circle of Advocates

    Invitation-only organization of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the U.S.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Former President of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, limited to the top 500 trial lawyers in the U.S.

  • Super Lawyers 2023
    Super Lawyers 2023

    James S. Bostwick and Erik L. Peterson have been named top-rated medical malpractice attorneys in Northern California.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    Invitation-only group of the nation’s top civil lawyers and judges.

  • American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
    American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

    James Bostwick is a nationally certified medical malpractice specialist and founding member.

  • The Best Lawyers in America
    The Best Lawyers in America

    Recognized since its inception in 1983 by this peer-reviewed publication, comprised of the best legal talent in the world.

  • Best Law Firms 2024
    Best Law Firms 2024

    Recognized for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers.

  • The National Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers

    James Bostwick & Erik Peterson are listed in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers.

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates

    An exclusive group limited to less than 1% of U.S. attorneys who have won multi-million dollar results.

  • Lawdragon
    Lawdragon

    James Bostwick inducted into the Hall of Fame and featured among the Top 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America.

  • America's Top 100 Med Mal Litigators
    America's Top 100 Med Mal Litigators

    James Bostwick's exceptional talents have been recognized by America’s Top 100 Medical Malpractice Litigators®, where he remains among some of the most esteemed medical malpractice litigators throughout the country.

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What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • More than $1 billion recovered for our clients
  • Since January 2018, the firm has twice broken the California record for the largest medical malpractice settlement
  • James Bostwick was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® in 2012
  • James Bostwick is a Nationally Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • Included in the list of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® since its inception in 1983
  • James Bostwick received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • James Bostwick is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, limited to the nation’s top 100 plaintiff lawyers
  • Record-setting verdicts and settlements in five states for medical malpractice and motor vehicle accidents
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