Dog Bite Lawyers in Airdrie, Lloydminster, and Okotoks
The dog has been called man’s best friend. Canines and humans have had daily contact throughout the ages. But there are those unfortunate times when a dog has become aggressive and severely attacks a human or another animal. In this case, a victim of a dog bite or attack has rights under the law.
If you or a family member has been injured by a dog bite or attack, call the offices of EBAB Personal Injury Lawyer. We have represented clients in cases involving aggressive dogs in Airdrie, Lloydminster, and Okotoks throughout our three decades of business.
Statistics by the Canadian Safety Council show that approximately 460,000 people suffer dog bites each year in Canada, 50% to 70% of these being children. Younger children are more likely to be hospitalized after a dog attack. These attacks can result in injuries such as nerve damage and permanent scarring. Physical injuries can range from minor to severe disfigurement. injuries sustained by dog attacks are not only visible, but can leave emotional scars as well.
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After a dog bite or attack, victims are entitled to seek compensation for injuries. Typically, a homeowner’s insurance covers a dog bite injury under liability. Alberta has what is known as the Dangerous Dog Act. Under this set of laws, a justice may determine a dog is dangerous and has not been kept under appropriate control. If a dog is deemed dangerous, a judge can order it to be destroyed. Although this may seem harsh, dog owners are responsible for keeping a dangerous animal from harming the public.
At EBAB Personal Injury Lawyer, we will take your dog bite claim seriously and will investigate it thoroughly. Throughout our careers, we have found that dog bites and attacks are often due to the owner’s negligence and are preventable.
If you or a family member has been injured by a dog bite incident, call our legal experts at EBAB Personal Injury Lawyer. We have experience representing victims of dog bite claims and have successfully represented our clients in Airdrie, Lloydminster, and Okotoks. We work with a network of medical and professional experts so you get the appropriate medical attention after an injury due to a dog bite or attack. When you have suffered injury from a dog bite, call the experts. You do not have to do this alone. We work on a contingency fee basis, so you do not pay unless we have collected compensation on your behalf. Call us for a no cost consultation today if you have suffered from a dog bite.