Chicago, Illinois Dog Bite Attorneys
Dog Bite Personal Injury Lawyers in Northern Illinois
Dog bites can cause severe, and often permanent, injuries. Unfortunately, the victims of dog bites are most often young children who, due to their age, are particularly vulnerable to serious injuries. When a dog has bitten you or your child, you deserve representation from a team that knows how to get results. The attorneys at Pullano Law Offices are equipped to help your family obtain the compensation you need after a serious dog bite injury.
The personal injury lawyers at our firm have spent years fighting for the rights of injured clients and have more than 35 years of combined legal experience. With a combination of relentless hard work and commitment to our clients’ needs, we have amassed an impressive record of success, and many record-breaking victories. We understand the challenges you may be facing as dog bites frequently cause serious injuries including:
- Severe cuts and lacerations;
- Severed digits or injuries requiring amputation;
- Permanent nerve damage;
- Broken bones; and
- Infection of the bite location.
Many families welcome dogs into their home because they make wonderful pets and offer unrivaled companionship. However, when a dog bites, the consequences can be severe. Whatever your injuries, you and your family deserve full justice, and at Pullano Law Offices, we are dedicated to your complete and maximum recovery.
Dog Bite Liability Attorneys Serving Kane and Will Counties
Under Illinois law, a dog owner is liable for any injuries his or her animal causes, with very limited exceptions such as provocation or illegal trespassing. Victims legally present on the owner’s premises who did not actively provoke the dog are entitled to full compensation for their sustained injuries and damages. In most dog bite cases, compensable damages include:
- Current and future medical expenses;
- Lost wages or reduced earning capacity;
- Scarring or disfigurement;
- Pain and suffering;
- Psychological and emotional distress, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); and
- Permanent or temporary disability.
Aggressive Legal Counsel for Dog Bite Victims
When you retain our firm, you get more than a lawyer. You entrust your case to a team of legal advocates with tenacious work ethic and a commitment to protecting your rights. We will take the time to listen to your needs and fully understand the nature and extent of your injuries. By carefully selecting each case we take, we can devote the necessary time and energy into every one. We know how damaging a serious injury can be, particularly to a child, and pledge to keep your case our top priority until full justice is served.
If you or a loved one has been the victim of a dog bite, contact Pullano Law Offices today. Call 312-551-1100 to schedule a consultation with one of our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys. We will review your case, answer your questions, and help you understand your rights and responsibilities under the law. From our office in Chicago, we are proud to serve the needs of injured clients throughout Cook, Lake, Will, DuPage, Kane and McHenry Counties.