The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year. Of those, approximately 885,000 victims require medical attention for their injuries. According to a non-profit organization founded by a dog bite victim,www.dogsbite.org, a dog bite occurs every 75 seconds in the United States. Every day, over 1,000 citizens need emergency services for their injuries. In 2008, 23 individuals in the U.S. were actually killed by a vicious dog attack.
Victims of dog bites often require extensive reparative surgery and scar revision surgery. In addition, children, who are most at-risk for dog bite attacks, may need extensive psychological counseling to cope in the aftermath of a dog attack. Fuicelli & Lee, PC helps victims of dog bites and animal attacks obtain the financial resources that can pay for medical treatment, rehabilitation services and counseling. We are experienced, knowledgeable and determined to help our clients get the help they need.
If you or a loved one is a victim of a dog bite injury, call (303) 355-7202 for a free consultation.
Colorado is a strict liability state regarding dog bites. This places legal responsibility for a dog attack on the owner of the dog, which usually makes it easier to obtain compensation in these cases.
The "statute of limitations," or time period in which legal action must be taken for a dog bite is two years from the date of the event for adults in most cases. However, if you or a loved one has been injured in a dog or animal attack, you should act promptly to obtain the services of an experienced personal injury lawyer. Evidence vital to your case can begin to disappear or get overlooked quickly.
An attorney at Fuicelli & Lee, PC can evaluate your case in a free consultation and discuss what we can do to get you the compensation and help you need recover.
Fuicelli & Lee, PC has extensive experience in cases involving dog bite injuries, animal attacks, and other acts of negligence. When you hire our firm, we will immediately begin to start building the case for compensation. Working with your doctor and other medical specialists, we will measure your losses and the care and services required in your case. We will press your claim forward and work energetically at all stages of the legal process to help you get the compensation you need.
For a free initial consultation with Fuicelli & Lee, PC, send us an e-mail or call (303) 355-7202.
We represent clients throughout Colorado who have been injured due to another's negligence, carelessness or wrongful acts. Our firm handles a broad range of personal injury cases, including: