Georgia Dog Bite Laws
Contact our Trusted Marietta Dog Bite Lawyers
In an instant, a seemingly innocent interaction with a dog can take a dangerous
turn. Every year, emergency rooms see hundreds of thousands of victims
of dog bits, most of which are children. Laws pertaining to
dog bites in the state of Georgia presume that dogs are harmless – because
of this, you must show that the dog owner had knowledge that his or her
dog was dangerous.
If you or a loved one has been injured from a dog bite, you may have a
right to take legal action against the dog’s owner. At Jones &
Swanson, we have more than 75 years of legal experience helping clients
recover fair and just compensation for their injuries. When you come to
our firm, you can trust that you’ll receive the compassion you need
and the legal advocacy you deserve.
Secure the representation you need today. Call Jones & Swanson at (770)
884-6652 to learn how we can help.
Proving Liability in a Dog Bite Injury Case
Because the burden of proof rests on the victim, it’s imperative
that you have a skilled
personal injury attorney on your side who knows the ins and outs of the legal system.
When pursuing a claim, you can expect that the animal owner responsible
for your injuries will argue that they had no prior knowledge regarding
their dog’s behavior. At our firm, you can rest assure that we will
be thorough in our investigation to uncover and prove liability in your case.
In order to prove liability in a dog bite injury case, you must show that:
- The owner knew the animal had aggressive behavior
- The owner was careless with the animal and allowed it to leave the property
or roam free
- You did not provoke the animal to act out aggressively
Call Us For a Free Case Evaluation
Our Marietta dog bite attorneys treat ever client like family – when
you retain representation from our firm, you’ll see firsthand the
care and attention we put into every case. We take the time to get to
know your needs and concerns, which allows us to personalize representation
that suits your needs.
We’re ready to hear your story. Contact us today to
schedule a free case evaluation.