Legal Representation for Victims of of Dog Bites in Chicagoland
It seems like not a day goes by, when there isn’t news of someone being attacked by an animal. Whether it’s the neighbor’s Poodle or a Pit Bull, animal owners are responsible for their pets and can be found liable if there pet bites and causes injury. A special statute covers these injuries in Illinois and the statute is not limited to pets, but covers any type of animal attack.
According to a NBC Chicago, Illinois is among the top 3 states for dog bite claims. In fact, in 2013 alone, State Farm reported receiving 309 dog bite claims in the state of Illinois!
In most cases a pet owner’s homeowners insurance policy will cover the occurrence of a dog bite. This includes coverage for the following:
- The cost of your medical bills
- Compensation for pain and suffering
- Compensation for any disfigurement resulting from the dog bite
- Compensation for lost wages incurred during recovery from your dog bite
Here at Kavathas and Castanes, we have extensive experience working on behalf of dog bite victims. We are on your side and we are here to provide you with advice and legal representation necessary to help you move on from your accident and get the compensation you deserve.
Contact Kavathas and Castanes to schedule your free no obligation consultation.
Call 312-332-1700 or complete the form on this page. We don’t collect any fees unless you win!
Facts You Should Know About Dog Bites
If you or a loved one has been injured or bitten by a dog, it’s comforting to know that Illinois provides explicit legal rights to dog bite victims. The party at fault can be held legally responsible for compensation if any of the following occurs:
- The dog attacks or injures without provocation
- The person is attacked while in a public area or space where they can lawfully be
- The dog owner was in violation of leash laws during the attack
Our Promise to You
Sam Kavathas and Ted Castanes have 30 years of experience trying personal injury cases. We have a wealth of knowledge regarding Illinois dog bite law and can determine whether you have a good case to obtain a recovery. We are here to evaluate your case, answer your questions, and provide you with legal representation. We do not collect any feels unless you win.
Contact our office or complete the form on this page to schedule your free no obligation case evaluation – 312-332-1700.