Dog Owners are Strictly Liable for Dog Bites in Freehold and Monmouth County, NJ
A dog bite that occurs in Monmouth County can lead to serious and life altering injuries. Depending on the exact facts and circumstances of the dog bite, an individual may need medical treatment, may miss time from work and may suffer long term consequences which can include permanent physical injuries, scarring and other physical ailments. If you or someone you know has been attacked by a dog in Monmouth County call our Monmouth County Dog Bite Lawyers. Our attorneys are here to help.
Ways a Dog Bite Injury can Happen
A typical injury from a dog bite is a puncture wound. A puncture wound occurs when the dog’s teeth break the skin and cause injury. Puncture wounds can have long term impacts on the body if they are deep and cause injury to the muscle and tissue. Additionally, scarring may occur from a puncture wound. A puncture wound is the injury which most often results from a dog bite.
Another serious injury that may occur and may have an impact on an individual over a long period of time is a bite to an individual’s face. A serious dog bite to the facial area of a person can lead to scarring, changes in appearance and can even damage vision or speech depending on where the bite specifically occurred. Bites to the face can also lead to infections which can spread throughout the body. Bites to the face are very serious and should be treated accordingly.
Broken bones and orthopedic injuries can also result from a dog bite or dog attack. If a dog attacks an individual, they may be knocked to the ground or knocked into another object. If this occurs, broken bones or other orthopedic injuries can occur. Depending on the size and weight of the dog which was involved in the dog attack, broken bones and orthopedic injuries may be more likely to occur.
What if I Have Injuries from a Dog Bite Monmouth County?
If you or someone you know has suffered an injury as a result of a dog bite or dog attack, contact our Monmouth County Dog Bite Lawyers today. Our lawyers handle dog bites throughout Monmouth County. Monmouth County dog bite cases are typically filed in the Freehold Superior Court, Law Division, which is located on 70 Monument Street in Freehold, New Jersey. If you have any questions or wish to schedule a free consultation, contact us today.