Why hire a dog bite attorney?
The dog bite attorneys at Parke Gordon have helped hundreds of clients bitten by dogs recover cash settlements for injuries due to dog bites. Our attorneys will ensure that dog owners are held accountable for the injuries and damages caused by their dogs. If you or your child have been bitten by a dog, we can help you by obtaining insurance information of the dog owner, documenting your injuries, and obtaining a cash settlement for medical bills, scars and emotional distress.
Call us now at (208) 322-7274 to speak to one of our dog bite attorneys.
When should I hire a dog bite attorney?
You should hire a dog bite attorney as soon as possible. At the outset, we can speak to insurance adjusters, make sure you are getting the right medical treatment, and handle medical bills. We can also reach out to dog owners to obtain insurance information.
How much does it cost to hire a dog bite attorney?
Hiring a dog bite attorney does not cost you anything up front. Instead, dog bite attorneys are paid a percentage of your settlement funds when the case is closed.
How much is my dog bite claim worth?
The value of a dog bite claim depends on several factors such as the age of the dog bite victim, whether the dog bite left scars, the location of scars, and the amount of medical bills incurred to treat injuries. In addition, a dog bite victim is entitled to recover for emotional distress caused by a dog attack.
Idaho dog bite laws
Idaho dog bite injury laws are enacted at the state, county and city level. Further, Idaho laws are made and interpreted by Idaho court decisions.
Dogs in Idaho Do Not Receive “One Free Bite”
The Idaho Supreme Court has held that a dog does not have a license to bite anyone even once before liability is imposed.
Owners of Pit Bulls May be Liable for Dog Bite Injuries
Pit bulls are considered vicious by law in some Idaho counties and cities. Meaning, an owner of a pit bull will be liable for injuries caused by the pit bull without any prior knowledge of the dog’s tendencies to injure a person.
Dog Bite Statute in Idaho
The Idaho dog bite statute is found under Idaho Code § 25-2810 and provides that a dog owner is liable for the injuries caused by the owner’s dog when the dog physically attacks, wounds, bites or otherwise injures any person who is not trespassing, so long as the dog is not physically provoked.
Boise Dog Bite Injury Ordinances
If you or your child has suffered injuries due to a dog bite, the following are links to dog bite injury laws in some of the counties and cities surrounding Boise, Idaho:
Dog Bite Laws in Boise
Dog Bite Laws in Caldwell
Dog Bite Laws in Eagle
Dog Bite Laws in Garden City
Dog Bite Laws in Kuna
Dog Bite Laws in Meridian
Dog Bite Laws in Nampa
Dog Bite Laws in Ada County
Dog Bite Laws in Canyon County
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Boise, Idaho Law Office
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