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Kitchener Dog Bite Lawyer


With a high rate of dog ownership in Ontario, and a large dog population in nearly every region, it is no wonder that dog bites occur so frequently. Though they may not sound very dangerous, dog bites can lead to devastating injuries and life-threatening infections when not properly treated.

In some case, dog bite victims can pursue civil lawsuits against the dog owners and for injuries and financial losses. If you recently suffered a dog attack, contact a Kitchener dog bite lawyers to learn more about seeking compensation. An experienced injury lawyer can help fight for your right to damages.

Liability Rules

Liability rules for dog bites vary, but in Ontario, the law holds dog owners responsible for certain damages caused by their pet.

The Dog Owners’ Liability Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. D.16, states: “The owner of a dog is liable for damages resulting from a bite or attack by the dog on another person or domestic animal.”

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If you have any questions and would like to schedule a call with our legal team for a FREE no-obligation consultation, contact us now. During this call you can ask any questions as it relates to your accident and/or claim and we'll discuss your options and possible outcomes.

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This law means that a dog owner may be held liable for their dog’s aggressive, whether the dog bites another pet or a person.

Dog Bite Lawsuits

Dog bites civil suits can more complicated than they may seem. It can be difficult for someone to correctly identify the dog that bit them, and the dog’s owner, especially given some owners’ tendencies to let their dogs go collarless or wander the neighborhood.

Often, dog bite victims delay seeking medical treatment because they do not think their injuries are serious. However, bites can be more serious than they appear at first glance. Delaying medical treatment is never a good idea, and doing so can lead to further complications in someone’s legal case.

Compensation for Dog Bites

Dog bites can cause severe and sometimes permanent physical and emotional injuries. Lacerations, bruising, nerve damage, emotional distress, and puncture wounds are all common types of bite-related injuries. These injuries can require extensive medical treatment, and may even cause a person to miss work.

Dog bite victims can seek compensation for different kinds of damages, such as medical bills or lost wages. The financial consequences of coping with a dog bite can be extensive, so it is important to hire a Kitchener dog bite lawyer right away.

HOW A KITCHENER DOG BITE LAWYER MAY BE ABLE TO HELP

If you have you recently suffered a dog bite or attack in Kitchener, contact a Kitchener dog bite lawyer right away.

Call 1-888-608-2111 for available options or Book a Consultation

Timing is always crucial in personal injury cases, so make sure to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. For more information on financial compensation for your dog bite, call today.

 

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Toronto, ON
M4R 1A6
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Burlington, ON
L7L 4X6
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2 County Ct Blvd #400,
Brampton, ON
L6W 3W8
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105 Consumers Drive
Whitby, ON
L1N 1C4
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92 Caplan Ave #121,
Barrie, ON
L4N 0Z7
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380 Wellington St Tower B, 6th Floor,
London, ON
N6A 5B5
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2233 Argentia Rd Suite 302,
East Tower Mississauga, ON
L5N 6A6
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1 Hunter St E,
Hamilton, ON
L8N 3W1
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459 George St N,
Peterborough, ON
K9H 3R9
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22 Frederick Street,
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Kitchener, ON N2H 6M6
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352 Elgin Street,
Ottawa ON
K2P 1M8
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Scarborough, ON
M1B 3C6
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