10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction
Google verifed reviews
BBB - Acredited Business A+
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
AVVO Rating - James Michael Shaw 10.0

Dallas Dog Bite Victims - Your Right to Compensation and Legal Recourse

In 2022, the number of dog attacks surged in Dallas. In the aftermath of such attacks, there can be lasting impacts that can affect one’s health and well-being in many ways. Along with horrible physical injuries and emotional trauma, huge financial burdens often occur as a result of medical care, lost wages, and more. This can prove to be an extremely difficult time, but you don’t have to navigate it alone.

Dallas dog bite compensation can provide crucial support needed to move forward after this harrowing experience. Every situation is unique, so speak with an attorney to learn your options and best course of action, and have support and guidance through this challenging ordeal.

Your Rights After a Dog Attack

It is important to consider the legal rights of dog bite victims in Dallas, which include the right to seek compensation, obtain legal representation, and possibly to file a lawsuit. It is crucial to know and exercise your rights, but each case is different and involves great complexities that can vastly differ. Speak with a qualified Dallas dog bite attorney for victims to learn your rights and the best options for your specific circumstances.

Recoverable Damages and Compensation for Dog Bite Victims

Most commonly, a person is able to recover costs relating to:

  1. Medical expenses, including rehabilitation or other long-term care required
  2. Mental health care services
  3. Lost income due to being out of work because of injuries

It may be possible to recover additional compensation from dog bite injury claims in Texas, such as:

  1. Pain and suffering
  2. Emotional distress
  3. Wrongful death in instances involving a fatality

Your legal team will be able to assess the value of your claim and fight for you to receive the compensation that you’re entitled to, empowering you to move forward with more security and greater confidence.

Liability in Dog Bite Cases

Texas follows a law called the “one-bite rule.” This means that victims may not be able to recover damages if the dog that bit them has no prior history of attacks, or if their owner had no knowledge of previous instances where their dog behaved aggressively, causing injury.

Victims may also be tasked with proving that the dog’s owner was negligent in some way or did not take appropriate measures to stop the attack after it occurred. This can be a complex process, so reach out to a lawyer to help as they are best equipped to fulfill the necessary procedures and build a strong case on your behalf.

Let Carabin Shaw Fight Your Case | Free, No-Obligation Consultation

The Dallas personal injury attorneys at Carabin Shaw are here for you. We want to help you get the justice that you deserve so that you can move forward with your life after this traumatic experience. Our team has the expertise and experience necessary to successfully fight your case, and you won’t pay anything if we don’t win your case for you as we offer our services on a contingency fee basis.

We are committed to protecting our client’s rights and advocating on their behalf. We want to ease your burden and give you peace of mind in knowing that your case is being fought diligently and aggressively. You can see our dedication to this mission from Carabin Shaw’s client reviews.

Call now to get started with a free case review. You can reach us 24/7 at our toll-free number 800-862-1260. We have English AND Spanish-speaking staff standing by, ready to take your call and get you started on your legal journey to recovery.

For more information:

Visits with the Attorney are by appointment only. Main office San Antonio, Texas.

Client Reviews
We are very glad we called Carabin Shaw after our accident. We now recommend them to everyone. - Griselda S.
You want Carabin Shaw on your side after an accident. They were excellent. - Valerie S.
In our opinion, no one is better, Carabin Shaw is the Law Firm you want on your side after an accident. - Amanda G.
The attorneys and staff went out of their way to help us after our accident. Thank you Carabin Shaw. - Melinda F.
We did our research after our accident and chose Carabin Shaw. They were great. Highly recommend. Joel Y.