When Should I Get a Lawyer After I Am Bit by a Dog As soon as possible! Many of the things that you will need to do are time sensitive so it is important to begin immediately. Also, representatives of the dog’s owner might contact you, so it is crucial to have representation to protect your rights. Finally, the process to obtain compensation for a dog bite can be lengthy, so contacting a lawyer as soon as possible can speed up the process of relief.

  1. What Is The Process Of An Illinois Dog Bite Case?
  2. What Can An Illinois Attorney Do For Me?
  3. Do You Still Have Questions About Illinois Dog Bite Cases?

What Is The Process Of An Illinois Dog Bite Case?

The process of an Illinois dog bite case can be lengthy and cumbersome. This is why it is important to speak with a lawyer soon after you are bitten or attacked by a dog. For instance, you need to quickly move to preserve the evidence, details of the attack scene, and a list of the parties present so that you can later use this information. Next, you need to build and file a case under the Illinois Animal Control Act to receive damages for the injuries that the attack caused you. Then, you need to converse with the defendant and fend off any counterpunches that it launches. Under the best of circumstances, it is not an easy task but it is even harder when you wait to speak or meet with counsel.

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What Can An Illinois Dog Attack Attorney Do For Me?

What can a lawyer do for me? We hear this concern from victims all across Illinois after they have been attacked by dogs and other animals. They don’t immediately connect how an attorney can help them during this troublesome time. They even might not think the entire legal system is useful at all during this point. However, we like to remind them that lawyers can do things for them to lighten the load such as investigation, communications, and legal analysis. Also, the courts themselves can be a bastion of recovery because the dog’s owner should be held accountable for the costs, pain, suffering, and other damages the attack created. Many victims are not able to complete all of the work required to obtain this relief, and this is the gap that experienced counsel can fill when the need arises. You might find it arises faster than you imagined if you are hurt by a dog.

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Do You Still Have Questions About Illinois Dog Bite Cases?

Every lawyer at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC is devoted to recovering the most compensation possible under the law for our clients. This is important because Illinois dog bite incidents involve significant expenses including medical bills, lost work, and other costs. We know you need it. Like other personal injury lawsuits that we engage in, we work on contingency. Working on contingency guarantees you that you will only be charged if you are satisfied with the results of the trial or settlement. Give us a call today. Anyone from our team at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC would be happy to speak with you. We look forward to meeting you!

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