Written by attorney Richard P Hastings

Avoiding Dog Bite Injuries

More than 4 million people are bitten each year by dogs in the United States. It is estimated that insurance companies pay out almost $500 million a year as a result of injuries sustained in dog bite cases. This informative video about avoiding dog bite injuries provides a lot of practical information for dog owners on how they should care for their dog and it also provides individuals and parents of young children with advice on how to avoid being bitten by a dog.

Do not speak with the insurance adjuster of the company that insures the dog's owner or keeper unless and until you first speak with an experienced Connecticut dog bite injury lawyer. You should also not give any other statements to the dog warden or the police until you first consult with an experienced Connecticut dog bite attorney;

You should contact an experienced Connecticut dog bite attorney at the earliest possible moment so you can have your rights explained to you, so you understand what you should be doing, what you should not be doing and what you can do to help maximize the value of your Connecticut dog bite case. It is very important that you get this information because the insurance company that insures the owner or keeper of the dog will want to contact you and discuss a great many issues of your case with you in an attempt to pay you the least amount of money possible for your case; and

You should also begin to keep a detailed journal of exactly what happened on the date of the dog attack, what medical care and treatment you received and what you were told, what complications you are experiencing, and any and all other dog bite injury related information which might be more difficult for you to recall days, weeks or even months after your Connecticut dog bite attack occurred.

Our Connecticut dog bite attorneys have written the book on dog bite claims in Connecticut. You can download a free copy of our book by visiting where you can learn about CT DOG bite injury claims. You can also call our toll-free number at 888-842-8466 and speak with one of our experienced Connecticut dog bite lawyers so you can have your rights explained to you or you can schedule a free consultation where will be happy to meet with you to fully discuss the facts of your case. There are also a great number of other things that you need to be doing shortly after you have been bitten by a dog. Do not wait until it is too late and discovered that you have made any one of the number of mistakes and attempting to handle your own Connecticut dog bite case.

No money? Don't worry! Our CT dog bite attorneys take these cases on a contingency fee basis and advance the costs to develop your case. In other words, you do not have to come up with any money out of pocket in order to hire our Connecticut dog bite injury lawyers. We are only paid a fee when we recover money damages for you. If there is no recovery you will owe no cost and no fees. We take all of the financial risk so you can concentrate on what's most important which is getting better as quickly as possible.

Find out what you need to know about your Connecticut dog bite case so you can recover as quickly as possible and help maximize the value of your case.

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