Have you or a loved one suffered an injury due to a domestic animal bite or attack that was unprovoked? If so, you may qualify for financial compensation through legal action. Contact an experienced Edwardsville dog bite lawyer from TorHoerman Law for a free, no-obligation case consultation to discuss your legal options today.
You can use our chatbot to receive a free, instant online case evaluation and find out if you qualify for compensation right now.
Immediately after the incident, it is important to discuss your case with a lawyer not only so they can explain your rights, but also to help you avoid anything that could potentially hurt your case. TorHoerman Law offers a free, no-obligation consultation. Give us a call if you would like to learn more.
You only pay if we win. Our firm works on a contingency basis which means you do not owe anything upfront or during the entirety of your lawsuit. If we win your case, then a percentage of that amount will go to the firm.
You should only discuss your injuries and medical treatment with your doctor and lawyer. You do not want to discuss details with anyone else, including the dog’s owner, because any information you provide could be used against you later.
According to the CDC, more than 36% of households in the United States own a dog, and over half of dog bite injuries occur at home with dogs that are familiar to us. Even then, 1 out of 5 dog bite victims will require medical attention. When a dog bites or attacks a human, injuries can happen because of the sheer amount of pressure a dog’s jaw can place on an object, such as an arm. The most common are, but not limited to:
Hollow, Michele. “Dog Bites and Home Insurance: What Liability Insurance Will Cover.” InsuranceQuotes, 11 Sept. 2013, www.insurancequotes.com/home/dog-bite-claims.
Wedro, Benjamin. “8 Tips to Prevent Dog Bites to Avoid Infections, Rabies and Treatment.” Edited by Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MedicineNet, WebMD, www.medicinenet.com/dog_bite_treatment/article.htm#what_should_you_do_if_you_get_bit_by_a_dog.
Scroll For More
Scroll For More
TorHoerman Law was responsible for handling a medical case for our family. I was extremely impressed with their professionalism and ability to react quickly. They also did a nice job keeping us updated with the case throughout the process. This was the first time experiencing a situation like this and Tor Hoerman law did an excellent job from start to finish.
TorHoerman Law is an extraordinary law firm – a firm that truly makes the client’s best interests the primary concern. Their team of personal injury lawyers are experienced, personable, and well versed in a range of litigation areas. They are supported by a dedicated team of staff that are as equally friendly and helpful. I would recommend TorHoerman Law for any personal injury litigation needs.
All of my questions were answered quickly and in a way I could understand. Steve and the entire staff were friendly and professional.
I highly recommend this law firm! The attorneys and staff at THL worked hard, communicated every step of the process, kept me well informed at all times, and exceeded all expectations! The staff is kind, considerate, professional, and very experienced. Look no further, call now!
Top-notch, hardworking attorneys!
A wonderful and professional legal team. They helped me when I needed expert legal representation! Thank you TorHoerman Law!
They contacted me the next day. Very nice people!
The firm went above and beyond. Thank you for everything.