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Navigating Dog Bite Injury Claims in Los Angeles, California: Why Choose Gary K. Walch, A Law Corporation

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Dog Bite Injury Claims Dog bites are a very prevalent yet sometimes overlooked cause of personal injury cases in Los Angeles, California. The aftermath of a dog attack can be physically and emotionally traumatic, leading to serious injuries and scarring, sometimes even catastrophic injuries or death with wrongful death claims, requiring significant medical care, including plastic surgery, substantial hospital and other medical expenses, and ongoing psychological distress and therapy.

If you or a loved one has experienced a dog bite injury in Los Angeles, it's crucial to understand your rights and legal options. Gary K. Walch, A Law Corporation, is here to provide the expertise and support you need to navigate the complexities of dog bite injury claims. While some dog bites are relatively minor, some of our clients have suffered severe bites, recovering hundreds of thousands of dollars! For your FREE consultation and case evaluation, please call us now at 866 INJURY 2 (866.465.8792) or simply click here to contact us now.

Statistics and Facts: According to data from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, each year in Los Angeles County about 20,000 people are bitten by dogs. By comparison, each year there are about 4.5 million dog bites in the entire United States. Of these 4.5 million dog bites, about 585,000 folks needed medical care. Further, in some years about 60% of the dog bite victims are children. Interestingly, nationally about 400,000 people are bit by cats, less than 10% the number bit by dogs.

Accordingly, dog bite injuries are more common than many people realize, with thousands of incidents reported annually in Los Angeles alone. California ranks among the top states for dog bite incidents, underscoring the importance of seeking legal representation to protect your rights and pursue maximum compensation.

Some of the Reasons to Choose Gary K. Walch, A Law Corporation
  1. Decades of Experience: With over 45 years of experience, Gary K. Walch, A Law Corporation, has established a reputation for excellence in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Our track record speaks for itself, including recovering hundreds of thousands of dollars for some dog bite victims, with thousands of successful cases and a remarkable success rate of over 98%!
  2. Local Expertise: Unlike impersonal huge national law firms, who spend millions on advertising, we are deeply rooted in the Los Angeles community, providing personalized service and unwavering dedication to our clients' needs. We spend our money on our clients, not billboards. Our partners, born and raised in Southern California, understand the unique challenges facing injury victims in the area.
  3. Proven Results: We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for our clients, including over $150,000,000.00 in total settlements. Our accolades, including being selected as the Personal Injury Attorney and Law Office of the Year, attest to our commitment to excellence.
  4. Comprehensive Support: From securing top-tier medical care to assisting with transportation and providing financial assistance, we offer comprehensive support every step of the way. Our dog bite legal team will ensure that you receive the health care and compensation you deserve while minimizing the stress and burden on you and your family.
  5. Free Consultation and Contingency Fees: We understand the financial strain that accompanies a dog bite injury, which is why we offer free consultations and work on a contingency fee basis. You pay nothing until we win your case, allowing you to focus on your recovery without worrying about upfront legal fees.
Dog Bite Injuries

As mentioned, some dog bites are minor, but some are severe to catastrophic to causing death with wrongful death claims. There also is a risk of infections and rabies. So when bit by a dog, we recommend immediate medical care.

Some typical dog bite injuries include puncture wounds, lacerations, skin tears, wound cleaning and sutures, infections with fever, fractures to bones, nerve damage [including Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)], scarring and rabies.

Nerve damage may occur when the dog bite punctures the skin and is deep enough to damage or sever a nerve. Symptoms may include various degrees of pain, numbness and tingling. Like all dog bites, medical care should be immediate.

Scarring may frequently occur from dog bites, whether its from a laceration or even a deep abrasion. Scars are often physically and emotionally difficult, and depending on their severity may be devastating. Seeing an experienced plastic surgery as soon as possible, even requesting one when in the hospital emergency room (ER), is recommended.

Dog Bite Law, Liability and Responsibility in Los Angeles and California

Los Angeles and California law is favorable to dog bite victims. In California the general law and rule is that the owner(s) of the dog that bites a person is strictly liable for all damages suffered by the person bitten, with some exceptions. The applicable law is California Civil Code Section 3342(a), and you easily can learn more about it by reading California Dog Bite Law.

It’s Easy to Contact Us for Your FREE Consultation

If you've been injured or a family member killed with a wrongful death claim as a result of a dog bite incident in Los Angeles, or anywhere in California, don't wait to seek legal help. Contact Gary K. Walch, A Law Corporation, today – simply call us now at 866 INJURY 2 (866.465.8792) or click here to contact us to schedule a FREE consultation and case evaluation. Let us fight for your rights, guide you along the way and pursue the compensation you deserve.

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If you or a Family member had a dog bite injury, our personal injury & wrongful death accident lawyers offer an absolutely FREE & CONFIDENTIAL case consultation and evaluation and we work on a contingency fee. That means there is NO fee until you WIN and then the fee comes out of the recovery usually paid by the other parties’ insurance company and not out of your own pocket.

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We offer FREE consultations and evaluations to those hurt in accidents in Los Angeles, Kern, Orange, Riverside, San Fernando Valley, San Bernardino, Ventura and throughout all of California and there is NO fee until you WIN!

We look forward to speaking with you today and helping you resolve your injury accident legal problems.

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