Dog Bites Victims – Things They Should Know


In New York, many people are bitten by dogs every year, which leads to injuries, infection, and mental sufferings. Breeds like Pitbull, Doberman Pinscher and Rottweilers are renowned for such incidents. These incidents may result in –

  • Injuries
  • Infection
  • Long term hospitalization
  • Permanent scarring
  • In worst cases, death

People suffer for days or even months due to such incidents in the United States. In such incidents, victims file lawsuits against the dog owners in order to claim justice for their sufferings. And to make their claim, victims can go to a recognized personal injury attorney such as Stephanie Ovadia.

Dog bite lawyer - Stephanie Ovadia

Some victims may also need plastic surgery to repair the damages caused by dog bites. In addition, some develop a fear of dogs as a result of such incidents. Many victims start to show other emotional symptoms that can be life changing. However, you should know that many individuals are more susceptible to dog bites. It includes –

  • Children
  • Men
  • Certain occupations such as delivery persons, postal carriers and more

Individuals like walkers, joggers, and runners are at a higher risk too when they walk, jog, or run by a dog. The risk increases when the animal is in an improperly fenced yard.

However, victims can claim coverage for their damages and injuries by filing a lawsuit against the dog owner. Many times, homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy covers the damages. However, it may be difficult for one to understand the complexities of these policies. So it is advised to hire a professional attorney who can provide you legal assistance in your case.

Stephanie Ovadia is a New York State personal injury attorney who has been practicing for more than three decades. She obtained her B.A. in the Political Science from the SUNY Binghamton in the year of 1980.

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