Michigan Dog Bite Lawsuit Filed For Pit Bull Attack

The Michigan pit bull attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. recently filed a dog bite lawsuit in the Oakland County Circuit Court that was filed by a man who was attacked and bitten by a neighbors pit bull while walking his own dog in his front yard. The neighbor, the owner of the dog, was renting the home at the time of the accident resulting in damages against the dog owner as well as the landlord of the residence.Michigan Pit Bull Attorneys

According to Michigan law, if a dog bites a person, without provocation, while the person is on public property, or lawfully on private property, including the property of the owner of the dog, the owner of the dog is be liable for any damages suffered by the person bitten, regardless of the former viciousness of the dog or the owner’s knowledge of such viciousness.

Our client suffered several dog bite injuries including: bites, permanent scarring to his right wrist and forearm, as well as scrapes to his left leg and shin. The lawsuit is seeking damages for pain and suffering and disfigurement against his neighbor and land lord’s homeowner’s insurance for injuries suffered in the accident.

According to DogBite.org, each day, about 1,000 U.S. citizens require emergency care treatment for a dog bite injury. In addition, it was found that pit bulls are found responsible for more than 60% of death and injuries associated with dog attacks. However, an individual must note that even though certain dog breeds are more dangerous than others, it does not necessarily mean that every dog of that breed is dangerous.

Our attorneys have significant experience in these types of cases and have a track record of obtaining sizable settlements for our injured dog bite clients. If you or someone you know were attacked or bitten by a pit bull in Michigan, you should call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with our top rated pit bull attorneys at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.   We will start working on your case immediately gathering all the evidence and witness statements to win and settle your case.

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