Dog bites can often lead to serious injuries. Although we love our canines, regard them as pets, and always want to treat them with kindness there are too many instances of ill-trained or vicious dogs seriously injuring children and adults occurring in our cities and towns. Although you might just want to forget about a bad encounter with a canine you do have legal rights if you have been bitten that an experienced personal injury lawyer can help you understand. All across America there have been troubling headlines about vicious dogs doing harm to people. Usually these stories have in common a dog owner who fails to secure their animal according to the law. Terrible dog bite situations often are not just simple accidents. Often the behavior of the dog’s owner created the opportunity for a dog bite to occur. Harmful dog attacks can happen in an instant. If you or a loved one has suffered a dog bite, contact our office. We can help you understand your rights under the law.