While a dog bite probably leaps to the front of the mind when discussing animal attacks and premises liability, at Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P., we have handled numerous and varied types of animal attack liability cases for clients throughout Minnesota. Cats have been known to attack — and quite viciously. Attacks can result in a variety of manners including a scar and puncture wound. of Farm animals that have been improperly penned in have escaped onto highways and caused serious accidents.
If your injury was caused by another’s pet or livestock, you may have a personal injury claim. Contact Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P. today to discuss this possibility. Call (651) ANY.TIME (651) 269.8463.
Minnesota Is a Strict Liability State When It Comes to Dog Bites
What this means for you is that if you are injured in a dog bite or attack while lawfully on the pet owner’s property and have done nothing to provoke an attack, the pet owner is responsible for compensating you.
At Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P., we look at liability and negligence issues to obtain an accurate picture of the damages. When we have had to go to trial to recover damages for our clients, we have been successful. In one case, a 7-year-old girl was bitten on the underside of her chin by a dog. Our representation of this girl led to a jury trial. Applying our personal injury experience, we won the case and obtained compensation for our client.
Helping You Get Compensation After an Animal Attack
Compensation in dog bite and animal attack cases not only involves medical costs and pain and suffering, but also any cosmetic surgical procedures that must be undertaken as well as any psychological counseling that must take place to address the trauma experienced.
We work diligently to provide a high level of service to our personal injury clients. Our attorneys often travel to homes and hospitals when a client is unable to reach our Minneapolis office. In addition, we maintain close communications with those we serve — when you engage our service, you can call or e-mail us anytime, day or night, and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
Take the guesswork out of choosing an attorney. Trust Johnston | Martineau, P.L.L.P. to get you the compensation you are entitled to following an attack by a dog or other animal that has led to injury. Contact us today to schedule a free initial consultation. We are available by phone or e-mail 24/7 and respond to messages within 24 hours. Call (651) ANY.TIME (651) 269.8463.
“I have been working with Chris Martineau for the past couple of years on a personal injury case. Chris has been a great source of knowledge and responds very quickly to any questions or concerns I have had. I appreciate how Chris listens my concerns and speaks to me as a person and not just another case. He and the entire team is great to work with!” Daryl Hodges
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