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Dog Bite Injuries

If you, your child or a loved one has suffered an injury caused by someone else’s dog then you need a Connecticut personal injury lawyer.

Each year almost five million people in the US will suffer a dog bite injury.  Dog bites can cause severe and permanent injuries. Unfortunately, dog related injuries often occur to children. Dog bite victims are often scarred for life and suffer both physically and emotionally. Potential compensation for dog bite injuries may include payment for medical bills, pain and suffering, anxiety and permanent scarring.

If you or your child has been injured by a dog, you should contact the Connecticut dog bite attorneys at Ouellette, Deganis, Gallagher & Grippe LLC. Our Connecticut dog bite attorneys are dedicated to getting you the maximum value for your claim.

In Connecticut,  owners are subject to strict liability for dog bites pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. 22-357. The statute also holds pet owners liable for other dog related injuries or damages to people or property that are caused by dogs chasing, jumping or playing.  So long as the injured person was not trespassing on the land or teasing or tormenting the dog, the owner or keeper of a dog is strictly liable for any injuries or damage caused by the dog.

If you or your child has sustained a dog bite injury, or sustained property damage caused by a dog choose a law firm that demands compensation for your physical and psychological injuries. Our Connecticut dog bite attorneys will work to get you the compensation you deserve.

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    When unfortunate life circumstances warrant the need for a personal injury attorney, three 'c' attributes are needed - compassion, competence and communication. Karen was all three. She traveled to the rehab facility to gather facts, was genuine and...

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    Attorney Grippe is an excellent advocate on behalf of his clients whose legal knowledge and litigation experience sets him apart from his peers

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    Top-notch lawyer

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    This attorney has appeared before me a number of times over the years. He has always been thoroughly prepared, and knew every aspect of his case. I view him as an attorney of great intergrity. He has always conducted himself in accord with the hig...

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    I have known and dealt with Mr. Deganis for over 15 years and he has always been an extremely skilled trial attorney with impeccable ethics.

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