Dog Bites

Hamden Dog Bite Injury Lawyer

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Were you bitten by a dog? As a victim of a dog bite, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries if the dog owner's negligence contributed to your attack. Talk to our team of Hamden dog bite injury attorneys at Sette & Parnoff to learn more about filing a claim for your injuries. We can explain to you the process and walk you through the steps.

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Who Is Liable for My Dog Bite Injuries?

In Connecticut, a dog owner is held strictly liable for any injuries caused by the actions of their dog, including bite injuries or even injuries caused by a pouncing dog.

Under Connecticut's strict liability laws regarding dog bites:

  • Dog owners are held strictly responsible for injuries caused by their dog's actions, even if the dog had no prior history of aggression or attacks
  • Plaintiffs only need to prove that the defendants were the owners of the dog, that the dog caused the injuries, and that the plaintiff was not trespassing or provoking the dog

If the injured person was trespassing on a property or provoking the dog (teasing, tormenting, abusing), then the dog owner is typically not liable for these injuries.

Fighting to Recover Maximum Damages

We work to recover damages for not only your medical expenses and any related bills, but also for your pain and suffering. We know that dog bite injuries not only scar a victim physically, but emotionally as well. You may need long-term counseling just to cope with your trauma, and we make sure that your claim accounts for these damages as well.

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Sette & Parnoff is a reputable law firm that is trusted by many clients across Hamden and Connecticut. We provide client-centered services that are focused on your unique needs and goals.

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When a loved one has been injured because of another person’s recklessness, or you have suffered because of a corporation’s negligence, we are here to stand up for your rights and help you to full financial recovery. We are willing to travel out to you if you are unable to come out to our office, and we can discuss your legal options at no cost. We are dedicated to achieving justice for you. Our personal injury lawyers get results. Please don’t hesitate to contact us today.