Progressive Defense Against Animal Attacks
With over three decades of experience in animal attack litigation, attorney Mark Homyak of The Homyak Law Firm, P.C. knows that abuse or faulty training can increase a dog’s tendency to attack unsuspecting persons. He understands how a bite can lead to multiple layers of internal damage as well as disfigurement on the surface of the body. Let our knowledgeable team to protect your health and rights after a traumatic animal attack.
Attacks On Children
Unfortunately, children are some of the most common victims of dog attacks. Many children are unable to pick up on cues that a dog is dangerous, such as growling or aggressive behavior. This can result in an attack that severely injures and disfigures the child. Over the years, Mr. Homyak has been at the forefront of securing court approval of protected investments for minors suffering animal bite injuries.
Steps To Take After An Attack
If an animal attacks you or your child, here are the first things you should do after getting out of harm’s way:
- Seek emergency medical attention if necessary
- Notify the police and file an official report
- Identify the owner of the animal and record their contact information
- Take down names and contact information of any witnesses in the area
- If you did not receive emergency medical care, schedule an appointment with a medical professional
After you take these crucial steps, contact an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss how to preserve your rights to compensation for injuries and their complications after an animal attack.
Contact Us Today For Capable Legal Counsel
We are proud to serve personal injury victims throughout the western Pennsylvania area. Call The Homyak Law Firm, P.C. at 412-391-6636 or use this contact form to schedule a free initial consultation at our Pittsburgh office.