Encino Dog Bite Attorney
It happens every day throughout Southern California. What seems to be a friendly dog suddenly changes its behavior and attacks an adult or child. The resulting injuries can have life-changing physical and emotional effects on the victim.
- The Castranova Law Offices obtained a large settlement when I was hurt by a drunk driver even though I had no car insurance.
- Mr Castranova went to trial on my case and was victorious when the other party tried to wrongfully take my home.
- Mr Castranova got my son a generous settlement in court when he was injured in a school ground accident, he can now have a more secure future.
- Mr Castranova will fight for you in court. He got me settlement of over $700,000 when the bus company that injured me did not want to compensate me for my injuries.
If you have suffered serious injuries in a dog bite attack, you have the right to claim compensation for medical costs, lost income, pain, suffering and emotional distress. Such cases are not always easy to prove, however, even when the attack was unprovoked. There are complex legal, insurance and medical issues that require representation by an experienced personal injury lawyer.
At the Law Offices of Elia J. Castranova, we are strong advocates for victims of dog attacks and other acts of negligence. We provide aggressive representation designed to obtain all of the medical care and compensation our clients deserve.
Medical Care and Compensation for Animal Attack Victims
In your case, attorney Elia J. Castranova will undertake a comprehensive legal effort on your behalf. Mr. Castranova will carefully investigate how the accident happened, as well as the insurance coverage issues. He will also work closely with your doctor or other medical specialists to determine the medical care and services the victim will need to recover to the fullest extent possible. This can include reparative surgery, cosmetic surgery and psychological counseling for the victim. Finally, our firm will calculate the amount of lost income and place a value on the victim’s pain and suffering for inclusion in your claim.
The Law Offices of Elia J. Castranova will work tenaciously to help you obtain maximum compensation for all your losses.
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DOG BITE INJURIES
Frequently with dog bite injuries, homeowners insurance, which would usually cover injuries sustained in a person’s home, explicitly discludes incidents of dog bites. I have a case right now where this is just the situation and there may not be coverage. Luckily the owner has a good home and we do investigate whether there are assets there that can be attached. Do they have enough equity in their homes, assents in the bank, a good job, etc. with which they could pay a judgment. So, even if there is not insurance, there is a possibility of recovering for injuries sustained by dog bite.