Each year approximately 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States. It is estimated that 1,000 people in America visit the emergency room each day due to dog bite injuries.
Dog bites often result in severe injury, and even death, especially if the dog bites a child. Because of the potential dangers, New Jersey imposes strict liability for dog bites. In other words, there is no “one bite rule” in New Jersey. If you are bitten by a dog or any other animal, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries.
Following a dog bite or dog attack you should:
If you or your loved one has been the victim of a dog bite contact the The Law Office of Victor A. Amada.