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Freehold and Bridgewater Dog Bite Injury Lawyers
Owners of dogs and other animals are responsible for the harm the animals do. While some breeds of dogs have a reputation for aggressiveness and injury to other animals and people, any dog can bite a person or knock an elderly person down. When this happens the owner is usually liable for any damage.

The most common injury is to a child who simply doesn't know how to interact with a dog. Unless the attack happens on the owner's property, the owner will probably be liable. Injuries to children cause scarring and emotional trauma. New Jersey law holds dog owners strictly liable.

Elderly people are also particularly vulnerable to dog injuries. Elderly people lack the reflexes to avoid being knocked down. They are more fragile and can suffer serious injury such as a broken hip, or head injury.
Bridgewater Dog Bite Injury Attorneys
Attorneys at Lenahan & Rockwell serve people injured by dogs and any other animals. Typically, the owner's homeowners insurance policy will cover damages caused by a dog. We love dogs too, but we realize they are animals and can severely injure or even kill a human being. Therefore, we aggressively pursue compensation for victims.

For more information about animal attack injury, dog owner negligence, premises liability, serious personal injury or other case, please call us at 908-231-7900 in Bridgewater or 732-761-1311 in Freehold, or fill out our contact form.
     With Offices in Bridgewater and Freehold, New Jersey, the trial lawyers at Lenahan & Rockwell represent clients throughout New Jersey, including the cities of Bridgewater, Freehold, Morristown, New Brunswick, Somerville, Edison, Toms River and Elizabeth. Our litigation attorneys also represent clients throughout the communities in and around Monmouth, Essex, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Morris, Union, Mercer, Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Gloucester, and Ocean counties.
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