A dog bite is a terrifying, traumatizing and potentially life-altering event. A dog bite can cause significant complications in the victim’s life dangerous medical conditions and disfiguring scarring It may prevent you from working, putting you in a difficult financial situation. Additionally, the incident is likely to affect you emotionally. It is only right that the person responsible for your dog bite injuries be held liable for all resulting costs and damages.
We Accept All Types of Dog Bite Cases
There are many situations that can lead to a dog bite. You may suffer a dog bite injury while visiting a local park or at a friend’s house. The team at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can handle any type of dog bite case you present.
We will collect the necessary information to determine who is responsible for your injuries and build a robust case.
For a free legal consultation with a dog bite lawyer serving East Meadow, call 516-932-0400
How We Will Assist You With Your East Meadow Dog Bite Case
When you enlist our help, our team will:
Keep You Updated On Your Case
We manage every aspect of your claim. We also make sure to update you as to significant developments in your case. This allows you to focus on your recovery, while staying fully informed.
Build a Strategy Based on Your Individual Case
At Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., we customize our legal services for your individual case. Once we have discussed your case during your free consultation, we will determine the best approach to use. We want to make matters as convenient for you as possible while working to get you the best possible case-outcome.
Several parties might be liable for the dog’s actions. These may include:
- The dog’s owner
- The dog’s handler
- A property owner
Our team will investigate your case to determine which party(s) may be liable for the dog bite.
Manage All Communications on Your Behalf
We understand that navigating the aftermath of a dog bite can be overwhelming. Not only are you dealing with injuries and potential time away from work, but communication with an insurance company will likely be required as well as dealing with an adversarial legal team. Our East Meadow dog bite lawyers will manage all aspects of your case including, but not limited to, handling all communications on your behalf. This enables you to focus your time and energy on your medical treatment and recovery.
Collect Important Evidence
New York requires that we establish liability in a dog bite case. We must prove that the owner’s negligence was the cause of your dog bite injuries.
We will work to build your case by collecting important evidence. The following documents are examples of the materials we gather as part of your East Meadow dog bite case:
- Police report
- Medical records
- Previous reports indicating the dog’s history as dangerous dog
- Witness statements as to the incident
- Witness statements of the dog’s history, as to the dog’s vicious propensity
- Previous animal control reports
- Images of the property
- Videos of any dangerous behavior
We also work with expert witnesses who can speak about the financial and psychological effects of the dog bite. We regularly work with medical experts, economists, life care planners, and vocational rehabilitation specialists.
Determine the Value of Your Case
Our team will investigate your dog bite incident and all the surrounding circumstances to determine the maximum value of your case. While some costs such as lost wages and medical bills are easier to calculate, the psychological consequences that are possible with a dog bite are less straightforward. However, it is important that we consider and include all the ways in which the dog bite has, and will, affect your life. Mindful of these considerations, our mission is to obtain the greatest possible recovery for you, the injured victim of a dog bite.
Our lawyers will use the evidence we gather to determine the value of your case. We will include the following costs as evidence of your damages:
- Emergency medical care costs
- Ongoing medical needs
- Prescription costs
- Surgical and rehabilitative costs
- Physical therapy
- Counseling services
- Lost wages and work benefits
- Diminished earning capacity, if your injury keeps you from working
- Pain and suffering
- Disability and disfigurement
- Impaired quality of life
If a dog bite injury led to the loss of your loved one, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will fight for justice, to recover on their behalf. Call 516-932-0400 today to learn more.
East Meadow Dog Bite Lawyer Near Me 516-932-0400
Remember You Must File Within New York’s Time Limit
You have a limited time in which you can collect compensation for a dog bite injury in New York. The sooner you contact us, the greater our opportunity to build the strongest case possible for you. Therefore, it is crucial that you discuss the details of your East Meadow dog bite case as soon as possible to avoid jeopardizing your right to recover compensation and to ensure you have the best chance to obtain the best possible case outcome. Call us as soon as possible: 516-932-0400.
Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. Today for a Free Consultation
You do not have to navigate your East Meadow dog bite case alone. Trust the injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to represent you and fight for the compensation you deserve. We have been representing dog bite victims since 1991 and we are ready and eager to start helping you immediately.
We offer a free consultation to discuss your legal options for recovering compensation. There is no obligation to use our services and we do not accept any fees unless and until you obtain compensation for your damages. Our multilingual team is ready to assist you in English, Spanish, Tamil, Bengali, Greek, Tamil, or Kannada.
Call us today for your free case evaluation at 516-932-0400