Dog Bite Lawyers
Dog bite incidents can be difficult situations for everyone involved—children, parents and other parties. Depending on the severity of the dog bite, the recovery process can be long, and may get even longer if other medical complications arise because of the bite. We have a team of experienced dog bite lawyers ready to help you through the legal side of your case.
Indiana has laws and statutes in place to protect victims of dog bites. Dog owners could be held liable for damages. Our dog bite lawyers will work diligently to understand the details of your case and pursue appropriate action.
Indianapolis Dog Bite Attorney
According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, more than 4.5 million people across the United States are bitten by dogs each year, and one out of every five people bitten require medical attention. Unfortunately, children are the most common dog bite victims. If your child went through a dog bite incident, contact our Indianapolis dog bite attorneys so that we can support you through your legal claim process.
Team Green is a different kind of law firm. We’re not going to make you promises we can’t deliver on. This is our promise to you: we will guide you through the legal process, working with you through straight talk and personal attention, and we’ll work for you with smart, aggressive representation to get the settlement or judgment you deserve. Other lawyers show their case results on their websites, but not only does that imply results they can’t guarantee — it’s against the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct (Rule 7.1  (2)). But you should know that the results of one successful case does not tell us what will happen with you. We will work with you to set realistic expectations of the timeline and money that could be recovered for your unique case.
Frequently Asked Questions for Our Dog Bite Lawyers
Maybe. Dog bite cases have an intended result of earning financial compensation from the party insuring the pet’s owner. Sometimes a party separate from the dog’s owner can be held responsible. We recommend that you connect with one of our dog bite lawyers to determine the best plan for your case.
Indiana statute 15-20-1-3 outlines dog bite liability. This statute means that the owner of a dog could be held liable for damages sustained by the bitten party if the dog, without any provocation, bites a person who is peacefully conducting themselves and the bitten person is required to be on the property in order to discharge a duty imposed by law or postal regulation.
No. Identifying the dog’s owner and determining if they have insurance to pursue is more important than the location of the dog bite incident.
Any dog can bite, no matter its size or breed. A dog’s history and upbringing will impact its behavior. At least 25 different breeds have caused dog-bite-related fatalities.