Animal Attacks / Dog Bites
The lawyers at Chain | Cohn | Stiles are well-equipped to handle personal injury cases involving animal attacks, most commonly dog bite cases.
Each year about 4.5 million people in the United States are bitten by dogs and 800,000-plus receive medical attention for dog bites, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Many of the dog bite victims are children, the elderly and postal carriers. If you or someone you know has been injured in an animal attack, contact our personal injury law firm immediately.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU’VE BEEN BITTEN BY A DOG OR OTHER ANIMAL
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Chain | Cohn | Stiles successfully resolved several cases involving dog bites and animal attacks. A lawsuit on behalf of a Bakersfield woman for $2 million in what was the largest award for a dog bite case against a public entity in California. To learn more about this case, click here. In another case, Chain | Cohn | Stiles collected $1 million on behalf of a client who was riding horses with her friend when the defendant’s dogs attacked them and the plaintiff’s horse, causing her to fall and suffer injuries.
Your Kern County Dog Bite Lawyers
If you or someone you know is hurt or bitten by a dog or attacked by an animal on someone’s property, contact us at (661) 616-9829 or visit us at 1731 Chester Ave., Suite 100, Bakersfield, CA 93301-5220 today.
SUCCESSFUL ANIMAL ATTACK SETTLEMENTS
Settlement: $2 million
Summary: Plaintiff suffered major leg injuries when she was attacked by a Kern County Sheriff’s Office K-9 that has escaped from its patrol car. The settlement is the largest against a public entity in California, according to VerdictSearch.More Information: Chain | Cohn | Stiles settles K-9 dog bite case against County of Kern for record $2 million