Hilton Head Island Dog Attack Lawyer

Suffering from a Dog Bite in Bluffton or the Low Country?

Everyone here at Bauer & Metro, P.C. loves their pets. The unfortunate truth, however, is that dogs can be very dangerous when they are not properly treated, trained, or restrained. This especially applies to certain breeds that are known to be aggressive.

Bauer & Metro, P.C. has represented many clients who have been attacked and seriously injured by dogs due to the negligence of the dog owners. Dog bites are very serious injuries, leading to extreme pain, scarring, disfigurement, nerve damage, and sometimes serious infections and medical complications. If you’ve been bitten by a dog, do not wait to get medical attention and the representation of an experienced personal injury lawyer.


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Who Is Responsible for a Dog Bite?

Dog owners are responsible for the behavior of – and damages caused by – their pets. Anyone who has suffered an injury or any other damages due to a negligent pet owner deserves compensation. The Hilton Head Island and Bluffton personal injury attorneys at our firm handle the prosecution of dog bite claims in order to recover damages for victims.

Are you wondering what kinds of damages dog bite victims are able to recover in a lawsuit? While the amount of compensation varies from case to case, the types of damages are laid out pretty clearly.

  • Medical care (first aid, ER, hospital, and ambulance services);
  • Future medical treatment (e.g. scar reduction, pain management, physical therapy, etc.);
  • Therapy and counseling to recover from the trauma of the dog attack;
  • Loss of income, work, or business profit;
  • Loss of the earning capacity;
  • Vet treatment (if the victim’s own dog was also injured in the attack);
  • Damage to clothing and other personal items;
  • Prescription medications;
  • Pain and suffering; and / or
  • Temporary / permanent disability.

Aggressive Representation for Dog Bite Victims

Dog owners who are aware of their dog's aggressive tendencies – especially if the dog has a history of violence – should be held responsible for their negligence and the damages that resulted from it. Do not hesitate to set up a free case evaluation to discuss how Bauer & Metro, P.C. can help you and your family after a dog attack in Hilton Head, Bluffton, or anywhere in the Low Country area.

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