Injuries and accidents can be the perfect example of misfortune in life. Nobody in the world is ready for an accident or injury to occur. A perfect example of this type of misfortune is a dog bite. Every year a large number of people become the victim of dog bite. If you have been the victim of a dog bite injury you need to get assistance from a dog bite Injury Lawyer Chicago IL.
Those who take on the responsibilities of pet ownership know the intrinsic rewards. Dogs in particular have a reputation for strengthening the bonds of families as “man’s best friend.” However dog owners need to be conscientious of others when caring for and training their dogs to protect the public.
Unfortunately, dog attacks on innocent victims are common. Dogs are protective by nature and can cause serious injuries if let loose or untrained. A harmful attack could warrant legal action and compensation. Illinois law holds the dog owner, handler, or keeper liable for any injuries from an unprovoked attack. The owner, handler or keeper is liable for an unprovoked attack even if the dog has never attacked anyone before.
Negligence, landlord liability, emotional distress, and personal injury are all factors to investigate in a dog bite case. Sufficient information must be collected that establishes liability to the dog owner and demonstrates the damages associated with the attack. Mario Palermo can help.