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What to do when bitten by a dog

Our experienced attorneys can get justice for victims of dog bites

You have been hurt. It was a frightening experience, no matter how small the dog that bit you was. You can't change what happened, but gathering as much information as possible, and acting responsibly, will make proceeding with a dog bite claim easier.

It's important to take the following steps if you or your child was injured by a dog:

  • Identify the dog, its owners, and where they live.
  • Seek prompt and proper medical attention; ask for copies of all medical documents and records.
  • Contact the appropriate police department or animal control office.
  • If you can do so without putting yourself at additional risk, photograph the site of the attack and the dog involved as soon as possible.

Dog bites can happen to anyone. Our experienced team of attorneys can help. Call Joe today.

A dog bite injury can suddenly turn any Maine resident's life upside-down. But your rights are firmly rooted in the law. We can help you get back on your feet. Our experienced attorneys can help with insurance claims, police reports, gathering witness statements, and all other aspects that will support our efforts to recover the maximum compensation. Call Joe today at 1-877-294-6813, or contact our offices through email. The initial consultation is free, and we don't get paid until you win.