DOG BITES

Atlanta Dog Bite Attorney

If you or someone you love has suffered a serious injury from a dog bite or other animal attack, you may have the right to seek damages from the animal’s owner. These cases can be quite complex, and it is important that you have an experienced Georgia personal injury lawyer who knows the law and will fight to protect your interests.

At the W. Winston Briggs Law Firm in Atlanta, our dog bite lawyers represent clients in all types of animal attack cases. While the majority of these cases typically involve dog bites, the attacks can come from any type of domesticated animal. When you hire our firm, we will do everything in our power to obtain the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.

Dedicated Georgia Animal Attack Attorney Pursuing Compensation in Dog Bite and Animal Attack Cases

If you have been injured in an animal attack, the claim is usually against the pet owner’s home insurance policy, even if the attack didn’t take place on the owner’s property. There are a number of factors that need to be addressed in order to be successful in these cases.

Briggs WinstonFirst, Georgia has a “one bite” rule. If the dog had never attacked before, an argument could be made that the owner didn’t know of its violent tendencies. We will investigate the dog’s history to see if a propensity for violence should have been apparent even though it had never bitten before.

Second, if the dog was provoked or felt threatened, the owner’s lawyers could argue that the attack was justified. We will work with you to understand exactly what happened leading up to the attack and build the strongest possible argument to support your position.

Finally, Georgia and many local jurisdictions have strict laws about keeping animals secured so that they are not a threat to others. We will work to ensure that the owner was in compliance with the law. If the owner violated the law in any way, we will use that information to build a stronger case as we seek the compensation you need.

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Contact our office today to discuss your dog bite or other animal attack injury and learn more about what we can do to help you. You can reach us by phone or via e-mail. We take most cases on a contingency basis, which means that you don’t pay any attorney’s fees unless we win compensation for you.

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The Briggs Law Firm specializes in representing people and the families of people injured or killed due to the carelessness and recklessness of others. Our founder, W. Winston Briggs, has tried more than 150 jury trials in his 25 year career. Mr. Briggs is a skilled trial lawyer well known for his ability and willingness to try cases. That results in higher settlements to our clients because insurance companies recognize that Mr. Briggs is a seasoned and fearless litigator who will try cases if they don’t pay the full value of the claim. If the case must be tried, there is no better firm to have on your side.
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The Briggs Law Firm specializes in representing people and the families of people injured or killed due to the carelessness and recklessness of others. Our founder, W. Winston Briggs, has tried more than 150 jury trials in his 25 year career. Mr. Briggs is a skilled trial lawyer well known for his ability and willingness to try cases. That results in higher settlements to our clients because insurance companies recognize that Mr. Briggs is a seasoned and fearless litigator who will try cases if they don’t pay the full value of the claim. If the case must be tried, there is no better firm to have on your side.
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