Can you Sue for a Dog Bite in MN?
Minnesota’s dog bite statute states that the owner of the animal involved is strictly liable for damages from an unprovoked dog attack. Hazelton Law Group will help you in your case to not only receive payment for medical expenses, but also compensation for future expenses for ongoing treatments, pain and suffering, and lost wages. Contact the skilled attorneys at Hazelton Law Group at (218) 444-4529 to find out what we can do for your dog bite injury case.
Emergency rooms see on average one dog bite injury every 40 seconds-that’s 800,000 injuries each year nationwide. Most of these attacks happen to children. The Minneapolis Animal Care and Control stated that more child injuries are reported due to dog bites than any other injury. Including playground, bicycle, ATV, and skateboarding accidents combined. Our attorneys located in Bemidji, Minnesota are ready to lend a hand.
Many dog bites or attacks occur with a neighbor’s or a friend’s dog. Some people are reluctant to report it, worried that their friends and neighbors would have to pay for damages. What they don’t realize is that most settlements can be funded by the homeowner’s insurance policy.