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Every year, more than 4.7 million people in the United States are injured by dog bites. Approximately one out of every six dog bites is serious enough to require medical attention. When dog bites or animal attacks occur, responsibility for the incident lies with the owner of the animal.

If you live in Indiana and have suffered injuries after being bitten or attacked by a dog or other animal, it is important to know your legal rights.

Types of Dog or Animal Bite Injuries

Being bitten by a dog or other animal can lead to several types of injuries, including the following:

  • Permanent scarring
  • Transmission of rabies
  • Infections
  • Emotional and psychological trauma
  • Damage to nerves or tendons

Filing a Dog or Animal Bite Legal Case

Your ability to recover compensation depends on the locality where you were bitten or attacked. Laws can vary concerning animal attacks and bites between states, counties, and cities.

The premises liability lawyers at Wilson Kehoe Winingham can assist you in determining your rights under the law, as well as help with insurance claims and requests for compensation.

Contact a Dog and Animal Bite Attorney Today

If you or a loved one have been bitten by a dog or other animal, you are urged to contact the Indianapolis Dog and Animal Bite Attorneys of WKW. We can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 317.920.6400 or fill out an online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

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