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Georgia Dog Bite Laws

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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.

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