DOG BITE LAWYERS FOR MAPLE GROVE MN – ATTORNEY PAM ROCHLIN
More people than ever own dogs since Covid. Dog owners love their dog like a family member. We know this because our family has a dog too. However, it is important to remember that while a dog seems like a family member, it is still an animal. Our dog bite lawyers represent people who have been by a dog. Maple Grove, in particular, is an area where many people own a dog. In fact, there are not many of the dogs in Maple Grove that people think of as vicious. Nonetheless, a dog bite in Maple Grove is pretty common.
In most cases our dog bite lawyers take in Maple Grove, the victim is a neighbor or family member. Therefore, everyone may be concerned about the dog. Will the dog have to be put down after a bite or attack? The answer, in part, depends on the history of the dog. Also, the severity of the injury and feelings of the victim and family. Maple Grove does have an ordinance about dangerous dogs that you should look at as well.
Of course, the most important consideration should be the dog bite victim. More than half of the dog bite cases our lawyers handle are to children. Often, the child is bitten in the face. Not surprisingly, the medical bills can be significant. In addition, even with plastic surgery, the child is often scarred for life.
HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE FOR DOG BITE
The dog bite law in Minnesota is very strict. Also, it applies to every city in Minnesota, including Maple Grove. Basically, the law says that the dog owner is responsible for any injury caused by the dog. It doesn’t matter if the dog has bitten before. The owner is required to pay all damages to the person bitten. Damages include medical bills and compensation for pain and suffering. There is also additional compensation for any permanent scar.
Fortunately, most people in Maple Grove have homeowners’ insurance. Homeowner’s insurance will pay for a dog bite. If you or a family member have been bitten by a dog, call us for a free consultation. A top dog bite lawyer will come to your home in Maple Grove. We also have offices where you can meet us in St. Louis Park and Edina. We will answer your questions and explain your rights. Further, we never charge anything unless you receive compensation for your injuries.