When Dog Bites Become Deadly
Dogs are known as “man’s best friend” and many people are unafraid to approach a dog that they do not know, especially if its owner is present. However, many situations which begin as harmlessly as this end with tragic results. If a pet owner fails to control or restrain his or her dog, the dog may attack an unsuspecting victim, causing him or her injuries that may prove to be deadly. Although many people do not associate dog bites with wrongful death, dog bites can easily develop into much more serious physical conditions than they seem at first.
If you have tragically lost a loved one to a dog or other animal attack, you may actually be able to hold the animal’s owner financially responsible for the consequences of their pet’s actions. Contact the experienced New Jersey wrongful death lawyers of Levinson Axelrod, P.A., by calling 800-346-5529.
Dangers of Dog Attacks
Dog attacks can be gruesome, and because they are typically unexpected, the victim of a dog attack may not have an opportunity to defend him or herself before it is too late. The following are some of the dog attack related concerns which may prove to be deadly:
- Loss of blood
- Organ damage
- Infection / illness
If a dog owner is negligent and allows the unsafe behavior of his or her dog to kill another person, the survivors of the deceased should ensure that they are held accountable to the full extent of the law.
If someone you love or on whom you were dependent has been killed by a dog attack, contact the compassionate New Jersey wrongful death lawyers of Levinson Axelrod, P.A., at 800-346-5529 today.