Delta County Dog Bite Lawyers

Our dog bite lawyers in Delta County represent victims of dog bites and attacks. These vicious attacks often result in serious injuries and require medical treatment.  Under Michigan law, a person injured by an attacking dog does have the legal right to be compensated for the harm and injuries suffered in the attack.

Common injuries from dog bites include lacerations to the face, arms, and legs that required stitches, puncture wounds, broken bones, and nerve damage.  Many times, a person falls during a dog attack or is knocked down by the dog and can suffer serious orthopedic injuries. In addition to the physical injuries, many dog bite victims suffer psychological damages and post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of the attack.

The Animal Control Ordinance – Delta County sets forth the county dog bite laws.  Delta County states that “any animal that constitutes a physical threat to humans, or other animals is vicious.”  A dog owner whose dog commits this act is in violation of the ordinance.  The violation of this ordinance is evidence in a Michigan civil lawsuit.

In addition to a violation of a county ordinance, the owner of a dog is strictly liable to another person bitten or attacked by a dog under the Michigan Dog Bite Statute.   This means that a person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog that attacks or bites another person is deemed liable for the injuries and damages caused by the dog.  There are very few exceptions to this law. (more…)

Crawford County Dog Bite Lawyers

Our dog bite lawyers in Crawford County represent victims of dog bites and attacks. These vicious attacks often result in serious injuries and require medical treatment.  Under Michigan law, a person injured by an attacking dog does have the legal right to be compensated for the harm and injuries suffered in the attack.

Common injuries from dog bites include lacerations to the face, arms, and legs that required stitches, puncture wounds, broken bones, and nerve damage.  Many times, a person falls during a dog attack or is knocked down by the dog and can suffer serious orthopedic injuries. In addition to the physical injuries, many dog bite victims suffer psychological damages and post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of the attack.

The Animal Control Ordinance – Crawford County sets forth the county dog bite laws.  Crawford County states that a dangerous animal is “any animal which bites or attacks a person or another animal.”  Any dog that has bitten or attacked is in violation of this ordinance. The violation of an ordinance is considered as evidence if negligence in a Michigan civil lawsuit for a dog bite or attack.

In addition to a violation of a county ordinance, the owner of a dog is strictly liable to another person bitten or attacked by a dog under the Michigan Dog Bite Statute.   This means that a person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog that attacks or bites another person is deemed liable for the injuries and damages caused by the dog.  There are very few exceptions to this law. (more…)

Clare County Dog Bite Lawyers

Our dog bite lawyers in Clare County represent victims of dog bites and attacks. These vicious attacks often result in serious injuries and require medical treatment.  Under Michigan law, a person injured by an attacking dog does have the legal right to be compensated for the harm and injuries suffered in the attack.

Common injuries from dog bites include lacerations to the face, arms, and legs that required stitches, puncture wounds, broken bones, and nerve damage.  Many times, a person falls during a dog attack or is knocked down by the dog and can suffer serious orthopedic injuries. In addition to the physical injuries, many dog bite victims suffer psychological damages and post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of the attack.

The Animal Control Ordinance – Clare County sets forth the county dog bite laws. “Any dog which has been known at any time, without provocation, to attack or injure any person who was peacefully conducting himself where he lawfully may be”, is considered a dangerous dog according to Clare County. Any dog that is deemed as dangerous is in violation of this ordinance. The violation of an ordinance is considered as evidence if negligence in a Michigan civil lawsuit for a dog bite or attack.

In addition to a violation of a county ordinance, the owner of a dog is strictly liable to another person bitten or attacked by a dog under the Michigan Dog Bite Statute.   This means that a person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog that attacks or bites another person is deemed liable for the injuries and damages caused by the dog.  There are very few exceptions to this law. (more…)

Cass County Dog Bite Lawyers

Our dog bite lawyers in Cass County represent victims of dog bites and attacks. These vicious attacks often result in serious injuries and require medical treatment.  Under Michigan law, a person injured by an attacking dog does have the legal right to be compensated for the harm and injuries suffered in the attack.

Common injuries from dog bites include lacerations to the face, arms, and legs that required stitches, puncture wounds, broken bones, and nerve damage.  Many times, a person falls during a dog attack or is knocked down by the dog and can suffer serious orthopedic injuries. In addition to the physical injuries, many dog bite victims suffer psychological damages and post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of the attack.

The Animal Control Ordinance – Cass County sets forth the county dog bite laws. Cass County defines a dangerous dog as: “Any dog, which, when unprovoked, in an aggressive manner commits a severe attack on any person or another animal.” A dog owner whose dog “severely attacks” is in violation of the ordinance. A Michigan civil lawsuit for a dog bite or attack can be pursued and this attack will be used as evidence.

In addition to a violation of a county ordinance, the owner of a dog is strictly liable to another person bitten or attacked by a dog under the Michigan Dog Bite Statute.   This means that a person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog that attacks or bites another person is deemed liable for the injuries and damages caused by the dog.  There are very few exceptions to this law. (more…)

Calhoun County Dog Bite Lawyers

Our dog bite lawyers in Calhoun County represent victims of dog bites and attacks. These vicious attacks often result in serious injuries and require medical treatment.  Under Michigan law, a person injured by an attacking dog does have the legal right to be compensated for the harm and injuries suffered in the attack.

Common injuries from dog bites include lacerations to the face, arms, and legs that required stitches, puncture wounds, broken bones, and nerve damage.  Many times, a person falls during a dog attack or is knocked down by the dog and can suffer serious orthopedic injuries. In addition to the physical injuries, many dog bite victims suffer psychological damages and post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of the attack.

The Animal Control Ordinance – Calhoun County sets forth the county dog bite laws.  In Calhoun County, if a dog attacks it is in violation of the ordinance. Calhoun County defines attack as: “the intent to cause injury or otherwise forcefully endanger the safety of people or other animals.” If a violation occurs, it is considered evidence of carelessness in a Michigan civil lawsuit for a dog bite or attack.

In addition to a violation of a county ordinance, the owner of a dog is strictly liable to another person bitten or attacked by a dog under the Michigan Dog Bite Statute.   This means that a person who owns, harbors, or keeps a dog that attacks or bites another person is deemed liable for the injuries and damages caused by the dog.  There are very few exceptions to this law. (more…)

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