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Animal Attacks, Dog Bite Injury Lawyers
Surprising to some, animal attacks and dog bites occur far too often in South Carolina. Victims can suffer from an array of injuries from cuts and lacerations, broken bones, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage and even death. For those that survive an attack, plastic and/or reconstructive surgery is often required to correct disfigurement. Even so, emotional trauma suffered as a result of an animal attack becomes a heavy burden as individuals attempt to move on with their lives. Many experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), necessitating ongoing mental health counseling and therapy.
If a dog has attacked you or a loved one, it’s important to contact the dog bite injury attorneys at Wern Lawyers in North Charleston. You may be entitled to compensation for medical care, as well as lost wages. You may also have the opportunity to pursue a personal injury claim or wrongful death claim, depending on the circumstances of your injury.
To alleviate the stress of fighting for your own compensation and struggling to understand the claim process, contact the team at Wern Lawyers. While you recover from your injuries, we’ll work to make things right again.
We Protect The Rights Of Those Attacked By An Animal Or Dog
In South Carolina, a pet owner or custodian is generally responsible for the containment and control of their animal. Thus, if an animal attacks or bites a visitor or passerby, the owner may be at fault for the attack. However, while special attention is given to those injured in an animal attack, the process of recovering compensation continues to be daunting and stressful.
At Wern Lawyers, we want you to know that if you or a loved one has been attacked by a dog, it’s important to seek medical attention first. Next, consider contacting us for immediate legal guidance on how to protect your rights. You should not have to pay medical expenses for an injury that could have been prevented.
For a free evaluation into your attack, as well as guidance for your next steps, contact Wern Lawyers in North Charleston today. You deserve to move forward with peace of mind.