Dog Bite Attorneys in Mansfield & Lima in Ohio

Dog Bites Injury Cases and Why You Should Be Compensated

Have you been injured as a result of being bitten by a dog.  You deserve to be compensated.  Under Ohio law, the owner, keeper, or harberor of a dog is strictly liable for any damages caused by them, subject to a few limited exceptions.

Dog Bite Attorneys Ohio PicOhio Revised Code section §955.28 states

“The owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog is liable in damages for any injury, death, or loss to person or property that is caused by the dog, unless the injury, death, or loss was caused to the person or property of an individual who, at the time, was committing or attempting to commit criminal trespass or another criminal offense other than a minor misdemeanor on the property of the owner, keeper, or harborer, or was committing or attempting to commit a criminal offense other than a minor misdemeanor against any person, or was teasing, tormenting, or abusing the dog on the owner’s, keeper’s, or harborer’s property. Additionally, the owner, keeper, or harborer of a dog is liable in damages for any injury, death, or loss to person or property that is caused by the dog if the injury, death, or loss was caused to the person or property of an individual who, at the time of the injury, death, or loss, was on the property of the owner, keeper, or harborer solely for the purpose of engaging in door-to-door sales or other solicitations regardless of whether the individual was in compliance with any requirement to obtain a permit or license to engage in door-to-door sales or other solicitations established by the political subdivision in which the property of the owner, keeper, or harborer is located, provided that the person was not committing a criminal offense other than a minor misdemeanor or was not teasing, tormenting, or abusing the dog.”

A dog does not have to be categorized or found to be vicious in order for you to recover for your injuries.

At the Badnell & Dick Company, we work hard to ensure that someone pays for your injuries.  Our attorneys have the necessary experience to ascertain who is at fault and where there is insurance coverage that will compensate you for your injuries.

Being attacked by a dog can leave you traumatized.  Don’t let the addition of medical bills add to the traumatic situation.  Let us work with the dog owner and insurance company so you can concentrate on recovering.

And remember, we don’t get a dime until we recover money for you.  When RESULTS MATTER, choose the Badnell & Dick Company.