The dog owner is liable regardless of whether the owner had reason to believe it would behave in a vicious manner.
What Should You Do if a Dog has BITTEN YOU?
- Call 911
- Make every attempt to keep the animal in sight, find its owner, and obtain the owner's contact information, preferably verified by their photo ID.
- Seek the help of a physician or visit a local hospital. Make sure that you are up to date on your tetanus shots.
- Maintain copies of all medical records.
- Seek the help of a Stuart Florida dog bite attorney, if necessary.
For assistance on your Florida dog bite case, contact Lance P. Richard, P. A. immediately for a FREE consultation.
Lance P. Richard, P.A. handles dog bite cases in Martin County, Florida; St. Lucie County, Florida; Palm Beach County, Florida; Indian River County, Florida; Okeechobee County Florida, and the following cities: Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Lake Worth, Wellington, Boynton Beach, Port. St. Lucie, Sewall's Point, Ft. Pierce, Vero Beach, and Okeechobee.