Yes, normally your homeowners policy will pay any damages associated with this claim including the medical bills. Provide any letters or suit papers to your insurance comapny immediately.
Just like the other lawyers instructed, notify your insurance company immediately. If they are going to cover you, they will assign a claims adjuster. If you are not covered by your insurance seek an attorney in your area immediately. Good luck.
You have to read your insurance policy. Many homeowners insurance policies EXCLUDE animal bites. Definitely call your insurance company and put them on notice.
Your insurance policy will control, read it carefully. In Florida, many homeowner policies exclude dog bites; you have to buy a rider if you want coverage. In many Florida counties, such an event is enough to have your dog declared a dangerous dog.
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