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Animal Attacks

Tampa Animal Attack Lawyer

Were you attacked by a wild or domestic animal?

Animal attacks are among the most vicious and horrifying events that could happen to someone and can result in catastrophic personal injuries and even death. Being emotionally traumatic, an animal attack can cause lifelong damage to someone, including permanent scarring and disability.

Often animal attacks are the result of negligence on the part of the animal's owner. However, there are complex laws governing this area of the law and it is necessary to retain a talented and experienced Tampa personal injury lawyer to represent you. Our team at Smith & Stallworth, Attorneys at Law has years of combined experience in litigating animal attack cases and will fight to obtain compensation for your injuries.

Help for Victims of Animal Attacks

If you or a loved one has been attacked by an animal such as a dog or other animal, the first step you should take is to obtain appropriate medical assistance. More than anything else, your health and well-being are vital if you are going to recover. Secondly, you should ensure that a report has been filed with the proper law enforcement agency to document the facts of your attack.

Whenever an animal attacks a human, the animal is required to be tested for rabies, if possible, so that appropriate treatment can be taken. Identifying and holding the offending animal pending an investigation should be done. Because there will be many complex areas of the investigation and treatment of your injury, it is vital you contact an animal attacks lawyer to safeguard your rights.

You will likely require extensive medical treatment, possibly involving plastic surgery, in order to fully recuperate. There will likely be lost earnings and emotional trauma you should be compensated for in any settlement negotiated on your behalf.

Our dedicated and caring personal injury attorneys have the skill and resources to aggressively pursue your settlement, either through negotiation or at trial. You can count on us to provide you the best legal counsel for your circumstances. Contact our office for your free initial case evaluation.

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When your health, life, and future are on the line, do not wait to get the aggressive representation you need.

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