Dog Bite Lawyer – St. Louis Dog Bite Attorney

It’s estimated that around 2% of U.S. residents are bitten by dogs each year, and nearly one million people obtain medical treatment for their dog bite injuries. Over half of dog bite victims are children – but no matter your age, if you’re bitten by a dog, it can be a painful, traumatic, and stressful experience. Even if your injuries are relatively minor, you run the risk of developing an infection and further complications, and it’s possible you’ll end up with permanent scarring. If you sustain severe dog bite injuries, you could face multiple surgeries and extended hospitalizations.

When a dog bites you, or someone you love, your first concern should be obtaining the appropriate medical treatment. However, once this is done, it’s important to consider the long-term ramifications of the dog bite injury. At this point, it’s a very good idea to contact an experienced Missouri dog bite attorney such as Christopher R. Dixon to discuss the next steps.

Each state has its own dog bite laws, and they vary greatly. In Missouri, dog bite laws lean in favor the victim of the dog bite. Even if the dog hadn’t previously exhibited vicious behavior, or the owner attempted to restrain the dog to prevent the bite, you could still be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, future medical costs, and possibly even the psychological stress you’ve experienced as a result of the dog bite.

If you’re considering filing a lawsuit due to a dog bite injury, you’ll benefit from hiring a Missouri personal injury lawyer who has specific experience representing dog bite victims, such as Chris Dixon. However, the large majority of dog bite cases are settled out of court, through negotiations between the victim and the dog owner (or the dog owner’s insurance company). In these instances, it’s just as essential to have a qualified dog bite lawyer on your side. Dog bite cases often involve specific legal and medical issues, and usually hinge on determining the appropriate settlement amount. Christopher R. Dixon has the knowledge necessary to accurately assess the value of your claim, and the negotiation skills to get you the full amount that you deserve.

Statistics show that over half of dog bite victims were bitten by a dog owned by someone they know. If you’ve been bitten by a friend or family member’s dog,  you might feel uncomfortable with the idea of initiating legal proceedings. However, you should still be compensated for your injuries. Christopher R. Dixon understands this, and handles all dog bite cases in a compassionate, respectful manner.

No matter the specifics of your situation, if you’ve been victim to a dog bite, contact Missouri and St. Louis dog bite lawyer Christopher R. Dixon today for a free, no-obligation consultation.  Call 314.409.7060 or toll-free 855-402-7274 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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