Dog Bite Injuries

Our Dog Bite Attorneys in DFW

Every year, more than 500,000 people are traumatically bitten by dogs. Though few dog bites prove fatal and most dog bite victims are children. If you or your child have been bitten by a dog; you may be entitled to compensation for the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost Work

Our personal injury Arlington & DFW dog bite attorneys have won compensation in many dog bite personal injury cases.

Dog Bite Personal Injury Liability

There are many factors that go into litigating a dog bite case. Some of which include:

  • Dog’s temperament
  • Warning signage
  • Possible provocation
  • Other state laws

The state of Texas follows the “one bite rule”. Under the “one bite rule” liability may be established if:

  • The owner knows the dog has attacked before
  • The dog bite was caused by negligence on the part of the handler
  • The incident was caused by a leash law or animal control law violation
  • Or if the handler intentionally caused the dog attack

Though negligence or “negligence per se” can be established depending upon various factors. Perhaps the dog was in an inappropriate setting. Or maybe the handler was violating municipal or county regulations while the attack took place. Establishing liability can be difficult and it is best to have an experienced personal injury attorney on your side.

The Law office of David S. Kohm can be contacted online for a free consultation regarding our Arlington & DFW dog bite attorneys or any other of our services.