If you or your child has been hurt by a dog, then you may benefit from working with a dog bite lawyer. It is never too early to contact an attorney, but it is possible to wait too long to talk to an attorney. Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa laws provide a fixed amount of time for you to file a lawsuit. If you do not file your case by the deadline, then you forego your legal rights to recovery.
Don’t let this happen to you. Instead, find out why you should reach out to a lawyer as soon as possible after a dog bite injury and learn how to contact us today for more information about your legal rights and potential recovery.
The Benefits of Hiring a Dog Bite Lawyer
You don’t have to handle the stress and work of a dog bite case on your own. Instead, you have the right to hire an experienced lawyer who has:
- Knowledge about the law. Each state has specific dog bite laws that may apply to your fair recovery. An experienced attorney will have understand and know how to interpret those laws so that you can make a fair recovery.
- Experience. Most people do not negotiate with insurance companies or file personal injury lawsuits often. An attorney who deals with dog bites may have former clients with similar circumstances. Without the proper experience, a victim might not get what she fully deserves for her compensation.
- Negotiation skills. It is not in the best interest of the other parties involved to pay out more than necessary. Many times, the opposite side of the case will try to get away with paying very little. An attorney will be able to skillfully negotiate on your behalf.
- Answers. With any type of claim or lawsuit, the victim is usually full of questions. An attorney can answer your questions and address your concerns.
You do not have to wait until you know the full extent of your medical treatment to contact a dog bite lawyer. We understand that you may incur further costs and damages as a result of your dog bite and you may be able to recover for those future damages in a current lawsuit.
For more information about protecting your rights after a Milwaukee dog bite and about how a dog bite case works, please contact us today via this website or by calling 1-800-800-5678 to schedule a free consultation.