Dog Bites

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Bend Dog Bite Attorneys

Man’s best friend is sometimes man’s worst enemy. A dog bite can cause permanent scarring, nerve damage and loss of sensation, and infection. If an aggressive dog has bitten and injured you or a loved one, you may be entitled to compensation under Oregon law.

Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law is experienced and skilled in personal injury litigation and settlement and will handle the complexities of your dog bite injury case. There’s no fee unless we get money for you.

Contact Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law today for your free consultation.

What Do You Need to Know About Dog Bite Laws in Deschutes County, Oregon?

Dog bite injury laws in Oregon are governed under the “potentially dangerous dog” guidelines. 

An Oregonian dog owner may be held liable for a dog bite injury if their dog meets any of the following criteria:

  • The dog physically harmed someone.
  • The dog was menacing to others while outside the owner’s property.
  • The dog injured or killed another pet while outside of the owner’s property.

If a dog was provoked, it might not be labeled as a “potentially dangerous dog,” and the owner may escape liability. The owner may try to prove that someone provoked their dog or trespassed on their property to avoid paying fair compensation.

When you contact Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law, our Bend dog bite lawyers will examine all pieces of material evidence and put together an airtight case for you. A pet owner deemed liable for a potentially dangerous dog may have to compensate you for your pain, suffering, and monetary damages as a result of a dog bite.

Dog Bite Settlements

Under Oregon law, you’re entitled to recover the following damages:

  • Compensation for any medical bills, hospitalizations, emergency care, and follow-up care
  • Payment for counseling
  • Reimbursement for the cost of any plastic surgery
  • Compensation for lost wages and diminished future earning capacity
  • Pain, suffering, and decreased quality of life
  • Disfigurement or scarring
  • Disability
  • Wrongful death

If a dangerous dog killed your loved one, the negligent dog owner can be held liable. We are sorry for your loss and are here to get you the compensation you deserve for your family’s pain and financial hardship. Our dog bite attorneys in Bend will work tirelessly to prove that the dog’s owner was strictly liable, negligent, and careless.

Proving strict liability and that the dog was “potentially dangerous” is not easy for a person to do on their own. When you contact us to represent your interests in a dog bite lawsuit, we know exactly what evidence to gather to prevent the owner from escaping their responsibility. There’s no fee until we win your case. 

Contact Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law today for your free consultation.

Personal Injury Attorneys in Oregon

At Miller & Hopp, we represent clients in many types of negligence-based accidents that result in injuries and damages. Under Oregon law, you have legal rights in seeking compensation for what you have endured, from past and predicted future medical expenses to pain and suffering, emotional anguish, income loss, and more. 

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Our Experienced and Dedicated Attorneys Are Ready to Help

With 50 years of combined experience, the lawyers at Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law have the skills and knowledge to confront legal issues in any area related to your case.

Miller & Hopp Attorneys at Law encompasses an extensive range of practice areas. We do not limit our practice or focus to one particular area of law. Our firm can use different strategies that will be most beneficial to the specifics of your case.

Contact us today or call (888) 833-1023 to arrange to speak with one of our attorneys about your case.

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