Dog And Other Animal Attacks
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but when they attack, they are man’s worst nightmare. Texas law holds dog owners responsible for attacks by domesticated animals they own. When a dog attacks a person, the owner is held “strictly liable” for the attack if the animal had previously shown “dangerous propensities.” Alternatively, a claim can be made against the dog owner for negligence in the handling of the animal.
Often dog attacks will be covered under the homeowner’s policy of the dog’s owner. Insurance adjusters will work to develop a scenario that exonerates the dog owner from liability. However, with an attorney representing your interests, you can be in a position to get the compensation for your injuries to which you are entitled under Texas law. Don’t let the insurance companies make you a victim twice. Please contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation with an actual board certified personal injury attorney to honestly answer questions about your case and if you have a right to seek compensation for your losses.