Dog Bite Frequently Asked Questions

A dog bite attorney will typically charge contingency fees, which means that they will receive a percentage of any settlement or jury verdict that you are awarded. The average contingency fee is 33%, but it can range anywhere from 20-40%.

If you are bitten by a dog, you should immediately wash the wound with soap and water. You should also seek medical attention as soon as possible. If the dog that bit you is not up-to-date on its vaccinations, you may need to get a series of rabies shots.

If you are bitten by a dog, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against the dog’s owner. In order to win your case, you will need to prove that the dog’s owner was negligent in some way and that their negligence led to your injuries.

If you are attacked by a dog, you should try to put something between you and the dog, such as a backpack or purse. You should also try to stay calm and avoid making any sudden movements. If the dog does not cease its attack, you may need to fight back and defend yourself.

The most common type of dog bite is a puncture wound. This occurs when the dog’s teeth sink into the flesh and break the skin. Puncture wounds are often deep and can cause serious damage to muscles, tendons, and bones.

The consequences of a dog bite will depend on the severity of the wound. Minor wounds may only require cleaning and bandaging, but more serious wounds may require stitches or even surgery. In some cases, dog bites can lead to infections, rabies, or even death.

Since 1997, Shook & Stone has represented hundreds of clients in dog bite related injuries. We have recovered over $750 million for our clients making us one of the best Las Vegas dog bite lawyers to handle your personal injury case.