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Laws Concerning Dog Bites in Texas

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Texas is a "one bite rule" state, which means that an animal owner may be held liable for their dog's actions if their dog aggressively attacks another person. In order to prove liability, an attorney from our firm will sit down with the victim and review the entire attack description and any findings that were made available through medical documents, witness statements and police reports. If it is found that the animal had a history of violence, or the owner has reason to believe that the dog would act in an aggressive manner, you may be able to receive compensation for the injuries that you sustained.

Suing for Mental Anguish

It is not only the victims of the attack that may be eligible to receive compensation for the wrongs that were done to them — bystanders may be able to sue for mental anguish as well. Texas laws state that a bystander who witnesses an animal attack may be able to receive compensation from the owner as well as the victim of the actual bite. This is usually reserved for family members that are with the victim during the time of the attack, including children, family members and parents. In order to file this lawsuit, there must be reasonable proof that the victim of the attack was severely injured or even killed as a result of the injuries that they sustained.

Working with a Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer

Are you a victim of an attack? Did you witness an attack on a family member or loved one, knowing that you could not stop the animal? If so, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your losses. At Jackson Allen & Williams, LLP, we have more than 50 years of combined legal experience in providing outstanding representation to our Dallas area clients and we may be able to assist you as well. In the event that you or a loved one was attacked or seriously injured, you need to contact Jackson Allen & Williams, LLP as soon as possible and retain the representation of a dedicated Dallas personal injury attorney today.

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