If you have been bitten by a dog…
Your Rights As a Victim
Average Dog Bite Payout
Approximage Dog Bite Payouts Total for 2019 in Nebraska
Nebraska is among the states with the most dog bite claims. According to insurance statistics, Nebraska ranks 12th in the U.S. for dog bite claims. There were 115 claims filed with an average payout of $48,422.06 per claim during 2019. Dog bite claims totaled $5.57 million in payouts to victims across the state in 2019 alone.
If you have been bitten by a dog, the owner is responsible for your damages. You will have medical expenses and lost wages for time off work. State laws indicate that a dog owner is to be held liable for any damages and injuries caused by his or her dog to anyone except a trespasser.
“Bite us once, shame on the dog;
bite us repeatedly,
shame on us for allowing it.”
Pursuing a Claim About a Dog Bite
There is a statute of limitations for pursuing a claim against the owner of a dog after you suffered a dog bite, so you should speak with a knowledgeable Nebraska dog bite attorney as soon as possible. Nebraska Legal Justice has a team of experienced dog bite attorneys who will help you maneuver the claims process. Ask for a case review today by calling 402-392-1500.
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