Dog Bite Injury
A dog bite injury lawyer in North Carolina may be able to provide legal assistance
It is often said that dogs are man's best friends. But that is not true for the millions of people injured in dog attacks each year, many of them seriously.
If you or a loved one was bitten by a dog, be sure to contact a North Carolina lawyer who can ensure your legal rights are protected. Call 1-866-900-7078 for a free case evaluation. We may be able to put experience and resources to work for you.
Dog bite statistics
According to the United States Centers for Disease Control, there are 4.5 million people in the United States bitten by dogs each year, about 2 percent of the total population. Of these, close to 900,000 required medical attention, about 400,000 for serious injuries. The majority of bite victims are aged 10 or younger.
While fatalities are less common than injuries, they occur all too frequently. Between 2006 and 2008, there were 88 people killed by dogs in the United States. Thirty-three people were killed by dogs in 2009 alone.
Please see our dangerous breeds page for more information about dogs that have a history of being vicious.
How a personal injury attorney can help
There are many reasons a person may wish to speak with a qualified personal injury attorney before pursuing a dog bite case. When selecting an attorney — experience matters. Several of the personal injury attorneys at the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin have at least 10 years of experience or more. The team also has several members who formerly worked as defense attorneys for insurance companies, so they have seen the law from both sides. We have helped thousands of injured North Carolinians over our history. Call now for a free case review and confidential conversation about your potential claim. Please read more about why you need an attorney for your dog bite case.
You pay no fees unless you win
The Law Offices of James Scott Farrin works on a contingency fee arrangement. That is another way of saying that the attorney's fee is based on a percentage of the gross recovery. While a case may have fees and costs associated with it, there is no hourly or flat fee charged by the firm. Simply put, if you do not recover compensation from your personal injury claim, there is no attorney's fee. This allows the firm to bear the burden of investigating and pursuing your claim, which allows you to focus on your well being. Thousands of injured people have trusted the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin with their claims. Our experienced team might be able to help you as well.
Don't leave your future to chance. Take action. Contact the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. We mean business!