Nashville Dog Bite Lawyer

At least one domestic animal lives in nearly 40% of Tennessee homes. In many cases, animal owners are liable for damages caused by dog bites. Nashville Dog Bite Lawyer George Angelopoulos is located in Franklin, but has office locations available across Tennessee. Finding the facts necessary to recover compensation after dog bite injuries is imperative.  No upfront cost and attorney fees are only due after winning. Start your Free Consultation by calling (615) 422-7171 or request George to call by completing the form below:Nashville Dog Bite Lawyer

Expenses are advanced for all Tennessee dog bite personal injury clients. If we can’t improve your situation then George won’t accept your case. Clients are offered a secure text message number for quick and direct attorney communication.

The Tennessee Dog Bite Injury Attorney knows fair compensation may require an economic valuation into cosmetic appearance and projections on future medical expenses. Home and renters insurance liability limits are many times in excess of $300,000. George has the dedication, resources and knowledge to seek the maximum dog bite injury compensation allowed by Tennessee law. Obtaining the medical treatment and compensation personal injury clients deserve is the priority.

Tennessee Dog Bite Laws

Tennessee dog bite injury laws are complex. In 2007 Tennessee passed the Dianna Acklen Act. Ms. Acklen was killed by three dogs while taking a walk in her residential neighborhood. The ‘First Bite Free Rule’ which provided a liability free first dog bite ended by statute and important excerpts are identified below.

TN Dog Bite Injury Attorney Fees

The Nashville dog bite lawyer fee is generally one third of the gross compensation received in most Tennessee Dog Bite Injury Cases. No legal fees are due until compensation is received.

Dog Bite Injury Statistics

Over 12,000 dog bites occur in the United States each day totaling over 4.5 million animal injuries yearly. Nearly half of these dog bite victims are children and one in five bites require urgent injury treatment. Unfortunately, you likely know someone who experienced a first hand Dog Bite incident.

 Dog Bite Injuries are often sustained by children. The child dog bite injury attorney in Nashville knows we need to plan for the future. Injury specialists and financial professionals are ready to give expert opinions about the full impact of permanent scars. Vicious animal attacks may result in maiming, punctures, tears, stitches, scars, and other personal injuries.

Dog Bite Injury Residential Exception

Owners are allotted one liability free dog bite injury if the facts fit within the “residential exception.” T.C.A. 44-8-413(c)(1) which may insulate owners from civil liability under certain conditions: (paraphrase) ‘If the dog bite injury victim is on residential, farm or other noncommercial property and the dog’s owner is the owner or lawfully present on the said property then the injury victim must establish that the dog’s owner knew or should have known of the dog’s dangerous propensities.’ Because most dog bite injuries occur on residential property proving past aggression is required to bind liability on the owner.

Dog Bite Strict Liability

Strict liability means the animal owner is held liable for personal injuries created by dog bite injuries regardless of any prior aggressive behavior. This automatic liability can attach when the canine is running at large.This means when a dog or other domestic animal is allowed to run free the owner is regardless for dog bite injuries regardless of the knowledge of prior animal aggression.

The Nashville Dog Bite Lawyer utilizes specific investigation techniques to win your case. George has a passion for representing personal injury victims.

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2550 Meridian Blvd. STE 200

Franklin Tennessee 37067

Phone: (615) 422-7171

This is Nashville Dog Bite Lawyer Advertising and is not legal advice. Many factors could influence your Dog Bite Injury Case. Compensation is not guaranteed.