Chris Davis is considered by many to be "the premier dog bite law attorney" in Washington State. Washington Super Lawyer Magazine featured Mr. Davis in their June Issue. Read the Article: When The Dog Bites....It's Time to Call in Christopher M. Davis.
Unfortunately, dog bites are very common and can have serious consequences, including permanent disfigurement, nerve and tissue damage and psychological trauma. In extreme cases, dog attacks may result in death. In such cases you may need the help of an experienced dog bite lawyer.
Dog Bite Law In The News
INTERVIEW: Seattle Passes Vague New Ordinance...Biting Dogs, Seattle Weekly, June 28, 2011.
Seattle dog attack attorney Chris Davis literally wrote the book on Washington state dog bite law. When The Dog Bites: The Essential Guide To Dog Bite Claims In Washington. Click here to order a FREE copy.
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Dog Bite Statistics
According to the Insurance Information Institute dog bites cost American home insurers 6.4 percent more in 2009 than in the previous year, with the average claim exceeding $24,000 for the third straight year.
Injuries from dog bites and attacks cost $412 million in 2009, compared with $387.2 million a year earlier, the fifth straight increase. The number of claims increased 4.8 percent to 16,586.
Review Washington State Dog Bite Laws
Washington’s Dog Bite Law imposes strict liability on the dog’s owner for injuries inflicted by the animal on another personal. The relevant statue, RCW 16.08.040, states as follows:
"The owner of any dog which shall bite any person while such person is in or on a public place or lawfully in or on a private place including the property of the owner of such dog, shall be liable for such damages as may be suffered by the person bitten, regardless of the former viciousness of such dog or the owner’s knowledge of such viciousness."
Law Firm Representing Dog Bite Victims - Free ConsultationsSeriously injured by a dog bite or pit bull attack in Washington state? Want to know if you have a legal case? Want to know what your case is worth? Want compensation for your injuries? Want justice for your loved ones? Want to make sure the same thing doesn't happen to someone else?
Get the legal aid that you need. Call Seattle dog bite attorney Chris Davis at Davis Law Group to schedule a FREE legal consultation. The call is free. The advice may be priceless.
Call 206-727-4000 now for a FREE conversation about your dog bite case. There is no obligation to hire a lawyer. We are usually retained on a contingency fee basis. There is no fee until our dog bite attorneys successfully recover fair compensation for you.
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