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At Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., we understand that a dog bite can be a traumatic and life-altering experience. The physical and emotional scars from such incidents can have a lasting impact on victims and their families. Led by attorney Stephanie Fenstersheib, our animal/canine expert, we are committed to providing compassionate support and fierce advocacy to those who have been bitten by dogs.Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., is committed to protecting our 2 and 4 legged clients.

Dog bites can happen suddenly and unexpectedly, causing both physical injuries and emotional distress to both people and other animals.

Dog bites can lead to catastrophic wounds, punctures, broken bones, sevire infections, and in some cases, permanent scarring or disfigurement. The emotional trauma from a dog bite can also extend way beyond physical injuries, causing fear, anxiety, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Canine owners have a legal responsibility to prevent their pets from causing harm to others and their pets. In addition, all victims have the legal right to seek compensation for their injuries caused by the negligence of dog owners. Determining liability in dog bite cases can be complex, especially when multiple parties and pets are involved or when the dog has a history of aggressive behavior.

Children are particularly vulnerable to dog bites due to their size and limited ability to recognize warning signs from dogs, also not having the ability to fend off a vicious dog.

When you're dealing with the aftermath of a dog bite, Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., is here to offer comprehensive legal support and our legal team who investigates the circumstances of the dog bite will process the case to establish liability, gather evidence, and build a strong case in your behalf. We’ll collaborate with medical professionals, including veterinarians, to assess the extent of your or your pet’s injuries and the long term physical and emotional impact on your future.

Dog owners or dog handlers are liable according to Florida Statutes section 767.04, when these elements are factual, providing that you are not trespassing:

  • • The dog owner’s dog bites someone, causing physical injury
  • • If the attack occurred in a public place, such as a public park, or while the victim was lawfully on private property, including if the victim was an invited guest into the dog owner’s home

Dog bite claim filings a can be a challenge for numerous reasons, particularly when the dog owner is a friend or someone you know. Regardless, you have the right to financial compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering plus any lost wages.

Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., dog bite attorneys can file claims against the dog owner’s insurance or potentially, bring a lawsuit directly against the dog owner or handler responsible.

FLG’s legal services are on a contingency fee basis so you will not have any upfront costs or out-of-pocket expenses when you hire Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., dog bite experts. You are only responsible for fees when the case is settled and we recover compensation for the incident.

Contact Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A., today for a free consultation, our phones are answered 24/7, 7 days a week. Let us handle the legalities while you focus on healing and reclaiming your peace of mind from the dog attack.

Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A. - Hollywood, FL


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