Even The Most Well Intentioned Dog Owners Are Still Liable For Their Dog’s Actions

Dog owners who disobey local leash laws are liable under the laws of negligence for any bites suffered by any innocent victim. It’s the owner’s responsibility to secure their dog – otherwise it will be their responsibility to pay when a dog bite occurs.

Have you been bitten by a dog in New Jersey?
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Since 1992, Villani & DeLuca, P.C.  has been assisting New Jersey residents in obtaining monetary compensation for personal injuries suffered due to a dog bite injuries. Villani & DeLuca, P.C. partner Carmine Villani, Esq. has continued to utilize his success, knowledge, and experience with handling NJ dog bite cases in order to teach other NJ lawyers to do the same, in a recent seminar entitled “Handling the Dog Bite Case in New Jersey”.

Upon receiving your call, a Villani & DeLuca, P.C. attorney will meet with you as soon as possible to obtain the full details of the dog bite incident, including the owner of the dog, the location where the dog bite occurred, the injuries suffered by the client, the effects of the injury on the client’s life, as well as any other necessary facts relevant to the case.

Dog Bite Legal Guidance

Some of the questions that we will ask you upon our initial contact will be as follows:

  • What type of dog bit you?

  • Did you speak to the dog’s owner?

  • Did you speak to the dog owner’s insurance representative?

  • Did you go to the doctor or hospital?

  • Do you know the owner of the dog?

  • Did you called the police?

  • Who will pay for your medical bills?

  • Should you bring a lawsuit if the dog owner is a friend, neighbor or relative?

Have You Been the Victim of a Dog Bite?

According to the CDC there are 4.5 million dog bites that occur every year in the United States and out of those numbers over 300,000 will seek medical treatment. Villani & DeLuca, P.C. has numerous years of experience in helping New Jersey residents obtain monetary compensation for personal injuries suffered due to a dog bite.