Long Island Dog Bite Lawyer
If you or a loved one suffered injuries from a dog bite on Long Island, you might be eligible for compensation.
Time is of the essence in any legal matter, especially when your physical and emotional injuries impact your quality of life and livelihood. Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. at 516-932-0400 to speak with a Long Island dog bite lawyer.
New York Dog Bite Laws
Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will gather evidence and evaluate the facts of your incident to determine if the owner of the dog knew it was dangerous and did not take appropriate measures to keep it from harming you or your loved one. Our legal team will protect your rights and fight for the compensation you deserve. Call 516-932-0400 today.
How Friedman & Simon L.L.P. Will Help You
We want you to focus on your recovery, while we focus on the task of taking legal action against a negligent party. Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will help you by:
Fighting for Compensation
Our legal team will fight to recover compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other physical and emotional damages.
Speaking on your Behalf
Our team will handle all communication with the defendant’s insurance company and lawyer on your behalf.
A dog bite lawsuit requires evidence that demonstrates the defendant’s liability and the value of your physical and emotional damages. A lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will gather evidence on your behalf, including, but not limited to:
- Photographs of the injuries
- Pictures of the area from which the dog escaped
- Video of the dog attack, if it exists
- Witness statement
- Medical records
- Evidence of the dog’s known vicious propensity
Proving the Owner’s Negligence
Let our team evaluate the facts of your incident and devise strategies to help prove the owner’s negligence on your behalf.
Get started on your case today. Call 516-932-0400 to schedule a free consultation with a Long Island dog bite lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.
Types of Dog Bite Injuries
A dog bite can cause many physical and emotional injuries, including but not limited to:
- Puncture wounds
- Nerve damage
- Muscular numbness
- Loss of sight
- Loss of use of limbs
- Loss of limbs or digits
- Permanent or partial disability
Speak with a Long Island dog bite lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to discuss your right to compensation after suffering physical and emotional injuries from a dog bite.
Recoverable Damages for Dog Bites
Laws dictate the physical and emotional damages a dog bite victim is eligible to recover, which may include:
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished quality of life
- Loss of income, past and future
Our legal team will fight for the compensation you deserve. Call 516-932-0400 while there is still time to recover damages.
The Statute of Limitations for Dog Bites
If a dog bit you while you were on Long Island, there is a time limit to file a lawsuit for your injuries. The time limit is known as the statute of limitations.
You have a limited time in which you can take action against a negligent dog owner. Filing after the deadline set forth by New York State may mean you are no longer eligible for compensation.
Seek Legal Counsel for Your Dog Bite Injury
How do your dog bite injuries affect you daily? Did the incident impact your quality of life? Are you saddled with medical bills and unable to work? Diminished quality of life and mounting expenses are only two of the many reasons why you may be eligible for compensation after a dog bite. The bottom line is, you shouldn’t have to suffer because of someone else’s negligence, and we are here to help.
If you seek an experienced dog bite lawyer, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will offer you the representation you need to move forward with your case.
Do not let your time run out.